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Lioglyphostoma rusum

The length of the shell attains 14.7 mm, its diameter 6 mm. The original description of hell is of moderate size for the group. The spire rises and towers. Body rather sharply constricted in the long and slender columella. The aperture is about h ...

                                               

Lioglyphostoma tyro

The length of the shell attains 8 mm, its diameter 3.1 mm. Original description small, slender shell is smoothly rounded, fusiform in the mouth, the maximum diameter falling in the middle horizontal. The aperture is almost twice less than that of ...

                                               

Kinosternon arizonense

Kinosternon arizonense is an extinct species of mud turtle in the genus Kinosternon. Initially described by Charles W. Gilmore in 1922. In 2016 McCord examined available Pliocene material of K. arizonense and concluded that the fossil material di ...

                                               

Northland skink

The Northland skink, Oligosoma northlandi, is an extinct species of skink which was endemic to the Northland Region of North Island, New Zealand. It is known from late Holocene subfossil remains.

                                               

Prehistoric reptile

The term prehistoric reptile covers a broad category that is intended to help distinguish the dinosaurs from other prehistoric reptiles. As the dinosaurs, because of their long and successful reign for many millions of years, are almost exclusive ...

                                               

Adocidae

Species of this genus are present in Oligocene of Kazakhstan, Paleocene of United States, and the Cretaceous of Canada, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mexico, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Thailand, United States and Uzbekistan.

                                               

Adocus

Adocus is an extinct genus of aquatic turtles belonging to the family Adocidae. Adocus was once considered a genus belonging to the family Dermatemyidae.

                                               

Alienochelys

Alienochelys is an extinct genus of sea turtle known from Maastrichian-aged Cretaceous phosphates in Morocco. Its name comes from the fact that unlike other sea turtles, Alienochelys jaws are adapted for a powerful crushing pattern, as well as it ...

                                               

Baenoidea

Baenoidea is a superfamily of extinct terrestrial and marine cryptodiran turtles. Fossils are primarily from the Cretaceous period and are found in Alberta and Saskatchewan, Canada. It has a primarily Laurasian distribution, with fossils found mo ...

                                               

Bashuchelys

Bashuchelys is an extinct genus of bashuchelyid Middle Jurassic turtle from the Sichuan Basin in the Peoples Republic of China. As of 2011, it is the only known genus of the family Bashuchelyidae.

                                               

Bothremydidae

Bothremydidae is an extinct family of side-necked turtles. They belong to suborder Pleurodira and the order Testudines. Like their modern relatives, bothremydidids often inhabited freshwater habitats, but several species were instead marine, they ...

                                               

Brontochelys

Brontochelys is an extinct genus of podocnemidid from the Miocene of Pakistan. The only species known, B. gaffneyi was classified before in the genus Shweboemys, which is known from the Pliocene of Burma. Brontochelys is represented only by its t ...

                                               

Chelonides

The name Chelonides wittei was coined by Maack 1869 for a partial shell GZG 773-1 a partial skull GZG 773-2, and isolated shell and girdle elements GZG 773-3 to 773-17 from Hannover, northwestern Germany. Later, Portis 1878 erected a second speci ...

                                               

Corsochelys

Corsochelys is an extinct genus of sea turtle that lived in the Late Cretaceous. Zangerl named the type species, based upon remains found in Alabama within the Mooreville Chalk Formation.

                                               

Ctenochelys

Ctenochelys is an extinct genus of marine turtle, which existed during the Cretaceous period, and lived in the shallow waters of the Western Interior Seaway. Its fossils have been found in the Ripley Formation and Mooreville Chalk of central Alab ...

                                               

Denazinemys

Denazinemys was a genus of baenodd turtle that lived in the Late Cretaceous of New Mexico. The holotype specimen, which D. nodosa was based on, USNM 8345, consists of a partial carapace and plastron. It came from the De-na-zin Member of the Kirtl ...

                                               

Dorsetochelys

The type species, Dorsetochelys delairi, was described on the basis of DORCM G.23, a complete skull from the Early Cretaceous Berriasian Purbeck Group of Dorset, England. Later, a turtle skull from the vicinity of Como Bluff, Wyoming, was describ ...

                                               

Echmatemys

Echmatemys is an extinct genus of geoemydid turtle from the Eocene of North America. It is the oldest North American geoemydids, and is one of the most common early Eocene turtles.

                                               

Elseya uberrima

During his time at the Queensland Museum, Charles Walter De Vis described a number of fossil turtles from the Darling Downs region of Queensland, Australia. All four species described were declared a single diagnosable species by Thomson, 2000. T ...

                                               

Eurysternidae

Eurysternidae is an extinct family of turtles in the order Cryptodira. It consists of several genera of marine turtles from marine deposits in Europe, including Achelonia, Eurysternum. Hydropelta, Chelonides, Idiochelys, Palaeomedusa, Parachelys. ...

                                               

Gigantatypus

Gigantatypus is an extinct late Maastrichtian sea turtle that lived in the southern regions of the Tethys Ocean about 100–120 kilometres off the north eastern margins of Cretaceous Africa immediately before the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction eve ...

                                               

Hesperotestudo

Hesperotestudo is an extinct genus of tortoise that lived from the Miocene to the Pleistocene. Its remains are known from North America, Central America and Bermuda. Further specimens identifiable only to genus have been found in El Salvador.

                                               

Hydropelta

Hydropelta is a genus of late Jurassic turtle from marine deposits in the Jura Mountains of eastern France. Like many other eurysternid taxa, Hydropelta was at times considered the same species as Eurysternum. Originally described as a species of ...

                                               

Idiochelys

Idiochelys is a genus of late Jurassic turtle from marine deposits in the Jura Mountains of eastern France and Bavaria, Germany. Idiochelys wagneri, Chelonemys plan and Chelonemys ovate Junior synonyms, and the last two are described in the sampl ...

                                               

Khunnuchelys

Khunnuchelys was a genus of trionychine turtle from the Late Cretaceous of Asia. Three species are known, K. erinhotensis, the type species, K. kizylkumensis, and K. lophorhothon. K. erinhotensis lived in China from the late Turonian until the mi ...

                                               

Lomalatachelys

Lomalatachelys neuquina is an extinct genus and species of chelid turtle from Argentina. The specimen was found in the Loma de La Lata zone approximately 75 km from Nuequen City in north west Patagonia, Argentina.

                                               

Manchurochelys

Manchurochelys is an extinct genus of turtle in the order Paracryptodira. It existed during the early Cretaceous of what is now northeast China. It has been found in the Jianshangou Bed of West Liaonings Yixian Formation. However, it is a rarely ...

                                               

Neurankylus

Neurankylus is an extinct genus of turtles in the Testudines order. It was placed within the monotypic family Neurankylidae. The type species, Neurankylus eximius, was described by Lawrence Lambe in 1902. The species N. lithographicus was discove ...

                                               

Neusticemys

Neusticemys is an extinct genus of sea turtle. Its type species is Neusticemys neuquina. Neusticemys was originally described as a new Eurysternum, but was later assigned to its own genus in 1993.

                                               

Parachelys

Parachelys is a genus of late Jurassic turtle from marine deposits in Bavaria, southern Germany. Kind, P. eichstaettensis, known only from the holotype NHMUK OR42888. It can be distinguished from other members Eurysternidae on the characteristics ...

                                               

Plesiobaena

Plesiobaena is an extinct genus of turtle which existed in the Belly River Formation, Canada during the late Cretaceous period. It was first named by Lambe, L. M. in 1972 and the type species is Plesiobaena antiqua.

                                               

Plesiochelyidae

The Plesiochelyidae are an extinct family of turtles in the Cryptodira suborder, mostly Jurassic. A recent study placed the Plesiochelyidae in the Angolachelonia and outside the Testudines.

                                               

Plesiochelys

Plesiochelys is a genus of late Jurassic European and Asian turtle. The type species is Plesiochelys etalloni. In a recent study posted Plesiochelys as Angolachelonia and outside of Testudines.

                                               

Rhinochelys

Three species of Rhinochelys are recognized: Rhinochelys nammourensis Tong, Hirayama, Makhoul & Escuillie, 2006. Rhinochelys pulchriceps Owen, 1851. Rhinochelys amaberti Moret, 1935. Cantabrigiensis Rhinochelys and R. elegans, as named by Richard ...

                                               

Sichuanchelyidae

The family Sichuanchelyidae was originally created to accommodate the Middle Jurassic Chinese turtle Sichuanchelys, and it was considered monotypic until Joyce et al. 2016 recovered the problematic Late Cretaceous turtle Mongolochelys from Mongol ...

                                               

Sinaspideretes

Sinaspideretes is an extinct genus of turtle from the Late Jurassic of China. It is considered the earliest and most basal representative of the Trionychia.

                                               

Tacuarembemys

Tacuarembemys is an extinct genus of continental turtle from South America. It contains a single species, T. kusterae. The genus was described based on the external mold of a carapace and associated shell bone fragments found near the city of Tac ...

                                               

Actinocleidus

The following species are considered valid according to WorRMS: Actinocleidus brevicirrus Mizelle & Jaskoski, 1942. Actinocleidus oculatus Mueller, 1934 Mueller, 1937. Actinocleidus bifidus Mizelle & Cronin, 1943. Actinocleidus fergusoni Mizelle, ...

                                               

Aethycteron

The following species are considered valid according to WorRMS: Aethycteron micropercae Suriano & Beverly-Burton, 1982. Aethycteron malleus Mueller, 1938 Suriano & Beverly-Burton, 1982. Aethycteron robisoni Cloutman & McAllister, 2017. Aethyctero ...

                                               

Ameloblastella

The following species are considered valid according to WorRMS: Ameloblastella formatrium Mendoza-Franco, Mendoza-Palmero & Scholz, 2016. Ameloblastella peruensis Mendoza-Franco, Mendoza-Palmero & Scholz, 2016. Ameloblastella edentensis Mendoza-F ...

                                               

Anchoradiscoides

Anchoradiscoides is a genus of monogeneans belonging to the family Ancyrocephalidae. All members of the genus are parasitic on North American centrachid fish.

                                               

Anchoradiscus

Anchoradiscus is a genus of monogeneans belonging to the family Ancyrocephalidae. All members of the genus are parasitic on North American centrachid fish.

                                               

Aristocleidus

Aristocleidus is a genus of monogeneans erected by Justus F. Mueller in 1936. The genus has been revised by Delane C. Kritsky and Edgar F. Mendoza–Franco in 2008. The amended generic diagnosis is: species with gonads overlapping, ventral anchors ...

                                               

Cichlidogyrus

Cichlidogyrus is a genus of monopisthocotylean monogeneans in the family Ancyrocephalidae. The type-species of the genus is Cichlidogyrus arthracanthus Paperna, 1960, by original designation. All the species of the genus are parasites on the gill ...

                                               

Enterogyrus

Enterogyrus is a genus of monogeneans belonging to the family Ancyrocephalidae. All members of the genus are parasitic on fish, but, unlike most ancyrocephalid, which are parasitic on the gills, species Enterogyrus parasites in the digestive system.

                                               

Lethrinitrema

Lethrinitrema is a genus of monogeneans belonging to the family Ancyrocephalidae. The genus was created by Susan Lim and Jean-Lou Justine in 2011 for parasites of lethrinid fish from New Caledonia. All members of the genus are parasitic on the gi ...

                                               

Mexicana (genus)

The following species are considered valid according to WorRMS: Mexicana iannaconi Chero, Cruces, Saez & Alvariño, 2014. Mexicana littoralis Caballero & Bravo-Hollis, 1959. Mexicana bychowskyi Caballero & Bravo-Hollis, 1959. Mexicana atlantica Lu ...

                                               

Pennulituba

The two known species of the genus are parasitic on the gills of the yellowfin goatfish Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Mullidae and were collected in the waters of the Pacific Ocean off New Caledonia. The following types are valid for WorRMS: Pennul ...

                                               

Volsellituba

The three known species of the genus are parasitic on the gills of the yellowfin goatfish Mulloidichthys vanicolensis Mullidae and were collected in the waters of the Pacific Ocean off New Caledonia. The following types are valid for WorRMS: Vols ...

                                               

Black spot disease (fish)

Black spot disease is also known as diplopstomiasis or fluke disease. It is a freshwater fish disease caused by flatworm larvae of the genus Neascus. It appears as tiny black spots on the skin, fins and flesh of the fish. The life cycle of the pa ...

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