Definition of Chelonia in English:
Former term for Testudines.
- The Norian age was remarkable for the appearance of the Chelonia which seem to have emerged out of nowhere.
- Six extinct genera, as well as the extant genera Caretta and Chelonia, date from the Upper Cretaceous of Europe and North America.
- More pages on Chelonia are planned for the near future.
Modern Latin (plural), from Greek khelōnē 'tortoise'.
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