from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An extinct genus of pleurodirous chelonians or turtles having a deeply emarginate nuchal plate, neural plates short and interrupted, not exceeding seven in number and not reaching the single suprapygal. It is found in the Jurassic lithographic limestone of Bavaria.
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