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meaning: "Flat shell"
Named By: Otto Jaekel in 1902
Time Period: Mid to Late Triassic
Location: Europe
Size: 90 centimetres long
Diet: Shellfish
Fossil(s): Fairly well preserved specimen
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Sauropterygia | Placodontia |

Placochelys ('flat-plate turtle") is an extinct genus of placodont reptiles erected by Otto Jaekel in 1902.

Read more about Placochelys at Wikipedia
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