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meaning: "Kayenta shell, named after the Kayenta Formation"
Named By: E. S. Gaffney, J. H. Hutchison, F. A. Jenkins Jr. & L. J. Meeker in 1987
Time Period: Early Jurassic 196.5-183.0 Ma
Location: USA, Arizona - Kayenta Formation
Size: About 50 centimetres wide, 60 centimetres long
Diet: Unavailable
Fossil(s): Partial skull and shells of at least two individuals
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Testudines | Cryptodira |

Kayentachelys ("Kayenta shell") is an extinct genus of stem-turtle from the Early Jurassic Kayenta Formation of northern Arizona. Kayentachelys was about 0.5 m (1.6 ft) wide and 0.6 m (2.0 ft) in length. It lived in an environment dominated by streams and dunes.

Read more about Kayentachelys at Wikipedia
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