genus Chelonia


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Noun1.genus Chelonia - green turtlesgenus Chelonia - green turtles        
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
Chelonia mydas, green turtle - large tropical turtle with greenish flesh used for turtle soup
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Turtles are represented by remains of a large sea turtle of the modem genus Chelonia and a softshell turtle assigned to cf.
Turtles are represented by a suprapygal of a large sea turtle, probably of the modem green sea turtle genus Chelonia, and a softshell turtle of the modem family Trionychidae with a bony shell pattern of linked, rounded pits such as are found in modem genera in the family.