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Judithemys backmani

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Clemmys backmani was named by Russell (1934). Its type specimen is CMN 8685 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Big Muddy Valley Clemmys Site, which is in a Paleocene terrestrial horizon in the Ravenscrag Formation of Canada.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Bartels (1983), Holman and Fritz (2001) and Parham and Hutchison (2003); it was recombined as Judithemys backmani by Brinkman et al. (2010) and Brinkman (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Clemmys backmani Russell
2010Judithemys backmani Brinkman et al.
2013Judithemys backmani Brinkman

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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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
Macrobaenidae(Sukhanov 1964)
genusJudithemys
speciesbackmani(Russell 1934)

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