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Pappochelys

Reptilia -

Taxonomy

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2015Pappochelys Schoch and Sues

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Pantestudines
genusPappochelys

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. R. Schoch and H.-D. Sues 2015Small (estimated adult length ,20 cm); skull proportio- nately small, with short, deep temporal region; parietal with distinct occipital flange; jaw bones bearing teeth; squamosal and parietal bounding much of upper temporal fenestra; lower temporal opening open ventrally; trunk ribs anteroposteriorly broad, T-shaped in cross- section and with dorsal sculpturing; gastralia paired, robust, with ridged external surface; whip-like tail comprising some 50% of total length; scapula with tall, straight dorsal process and small ‘acromial’ flange; coracoid plate-like; ilium with long postacetabular process; pubis with thyroid foramen and distinct lateral process.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Longobardian or 242.00000 to 235.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Longobardian242.0 - 235.0Germany (Baden-Württemberg) P. rosinae (101875)