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Trionyx ellipticus

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Taxonomy
Aspideretes ellipticus was named by Hay (1908). Its type specimen is AMNH 1117, a carapace, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Hummelichelys ellipticus by Chkhikvadze (2000); it was recombined as Trionyx ellipticus by Vitek and Joyce (2015).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Aspideretes ellipticus Hay p. 505 figs. Plate 95, figs. 1-3; text-figs. 665, 666
1908Aspideretes grangeri Hay p. 507 figs. Plate 97, fig. 1; text-fig. 667
1944Aspideretes grangeri Zangerl p. 583
1944Aspideretes annae Zangerl p. 584
2000Hummelichelys annae Chkhikvadze
2000Hummelichelys ellipticus Chkhikvadze
2000Hummelichelys grangeri Chkhikvadze
2015Trionyx ellipticus Vitek and Joyce

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
familyTrionychidaeGray 1825
Trionychinae(Gray 1825)
genusTrionyx
speciesellipticus()

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