Procolpochelys

Procolpochelys
Temporal range: 33.9–3.6 Ma
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Testudines
Suborder: Cryptodira
Clade: Pancheloniidae
Genus: Procolpochelys
Hay 1908

Procolpochelys is an extinct genus of sea turtle from the Miocene of what is now Maryland, Virginia, and New Jersey. Its fossils have been found in the Calvert Formation. It was first named by Hay in 1908.[1]

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  1. ^ Hay, O. P. (1908). "The Fossil Turtles of North America". Carnegie Inst. of Washington, Pub. 75: 1–568, pls. 1–113.

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