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Macrochelys schmidti

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Macroclemys schmidti was named by Zangerl (1945). Its type specimen is CFM P26014, a partial skull (juvenile fragmentary skull), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Macrochelys schmidti by Hutchison (2008) and Joyce (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Macroclemys schmidti Zangerl
1978Macroclemys schmidti Whetstone p. 161
2008Macrochelys schmidti Hutchison
2016Macrochelys schmidti Joyce

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Chelydroidea()
PanchelydridaeJoyce et al. 2004
Chelydridae()
genusMacrochelysGray 1856
speciesschmidti(Zangerl 1945)

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
No diagnoses are available