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Allaeochelys lingnanica

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Anosteira lingnanica was named by Young and Chow (1962). Its type specimen is IVPP V.1044.1, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wuchinyü, Nanxiong, which is in a Paleocene/Eocene terrestrial sandstone in China.

It was recombined as Allaeochelys lingnanica by Broin (1977) and Joyce (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Anosteira lingnanica Young and Chow pp. 134-135
1977Allaeochelys lingnanica Broin
2008Anosteira lingnanica Brinkman et al. p. 68
2014Allaeochelys lingnanica 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
suborderTrionychia
Carettochelyidae(Gill 1889)
Carettochelyinae(Boulenger 1887)
tribeAllaeochelyini
genusAllaeochelysNoulet 1867
specieslingnanica()

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