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Emydidae

Reptilia - Testudines - Emydidae

Synonyms
  • Clemmys saxea was named by Hay (1903) [allocation to Clemmys "doubtful" according to Holman and Fritz 2001]. Its type specimen is UCMP 2191 (holotype), a partial shell (pygal plate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mascall (UCMP 896), which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Mascall Formation of Oregon.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Holman and Fritz (2001) and Vlachos (2018).
  • Pseudemys caelata was named by Hay (1908) [nuchal plate designated as the holotype by Hay 1908]. Its type specimen is USNM 2508, a partial shell (nuchal plate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mixson's Bone Bed, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Alachua Formation of Florida.

    It was recombined as Chrysemys caelata by Jackson (1976); it was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Chrysemys limnodytes was named by Galbreath (1948). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Univ. Kans. Mus. Nat. Hist., Vert. Paleo. Coll. No. 7676, a partial shell (fragmental anterior portion of a carapace, left part of the plastron, and several marginals), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Chrysemys limnodytes type locality, which is in a Clarendonian fluvial-lacustrine marl in the Laverne Formation of Oklahoma.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Pseudemys hilli by Adler (1968); it was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Pseudemys bisornatus was named by Cope (1877) [type is from "the pliocene of South-western Texas"]. Its type specimen is ANSP 9843 (holotype), a carapace ("portions of three individuals" including carapaces), and it is a 3D body fossil.

    It was recombined as Trachemys bisornata by Hay (1902); it was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Chrysemys isoni was named by Weems and George (2001). Its type specimen is CMM-V- 4664, an osteoderm (One largely complete nuchal element ), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Banks of Pamunkey River at county boundary, which is in an Oligocene marine horizon in the Old Church Formation of Virginia.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Clemmys hutchensorum was named by Bourque (2016). Its type specimen is UF 315019, a partial shell (complete left epiplastron), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Inglis 1C, which is in an Irvingtonian sinkhole sandstone in Florida.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Deirochelys floridana was named by Hay (1908). Its type specimen is USNM 16679 (holotype), a partial shell (nuchal plate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Peace River 3A, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial siliciclastic in Florida.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Pseudemys extincta was named by Hay (1908). Its type specimen is USNM 16678 (holotype), a partial shell (nuchal plate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Peace River 3A, which is in a Pleistocene terrestrial siliciclastic in Florida.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Pseudemys hillii was named by Cope (1878). Its type specimen is AMNH 2425 (holotype), a partial shell, and it is a 3D body fossil.

    It was recombined as Trachemys hilli by Hay (1902); it was corrected as Pseudemys hilli by Adler (1968); it was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Emydoidea hutchisoni was named by Holman (1995). Its type specimen is UNSM 76200, a partial shell, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Valentine Railway Quarries, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.

    It was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
  • Chrysemys inflata was named by Weaver and Robertson (1967). Its type specimen is UF 12469 (holotype), a partial shell (nuchal plate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Palmetto Mine, which is in a Hemphillian marginal marine sandstone in the Peace River Formation of Florida.

    It was recombined as Trachemys inflata by Holman and Parmley (2005); it was considered a nomen dubium by Vlachos (2018).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Emydidae Rafinesque p. 612
1842Emydidae Owen p. 160
1871Emydidae Cope p. 235
1875Emydidae Cope p. 16
1877Pseudemys bisornatus Cope p. 228
1878Pseudemys hillii Cope p. 395
1890Emydidae Zittel p. 537
1893Emydidae Baur p. 675
1902Trachemys bisornata Hay
1902Trachemys hilli Hay
1903Clemmys saxea Hay
1908Deirochelys floridana Hay
1908Pseudemys caelata Hay
1908Pseudemys extincta Hay
1908Deirochelys floridana Hay p. 346
1946Emydidae Kuhn p. 58
1948Chrysemys limnodytes Galbreath p. 269
1953Emydidae Stirton p. 612
1967Chrysemys inflata Weaver and Robertson
1967Chrysemys inflata Weaver, Jr. and Robertson
1968Pseudemys hilli Adler p. 37
1975Emydidae Gaffney p. 429
1976Chrysemys caelata Jackson p. 655
1986Pseudemys caelata Seidel and Smith p. 243
1988Emydidae Carroll
1988Emydidae Holman and Case p. 329
1989Emydidae Shoshani et al. p. 436
1990Emydidae Holman et al. p. 524
1993Emydidae de Broin and de la Fuente p. 10
1995Emydoidea hutchisoni Holman p. 549
1996Emydidae Frank and Ramus
2001Emydidae Weems and George p. 576
2001Chrysemys isoni Weems and George p. 577 figs. Figure 6.1–6.3
2002Emydoidea hutchisoni Holman p. 439
2003Emydoidea hutchisoni Holman
2004Emydidae Joyce et al.
2005Trachemys inflata Holman and Parmley p. 311
2007Emydidae Staesche et al.
2008Emydidae Böhme p. 168
2008Emydidae Parham et al.
2014Emydidae van Dijk et al.
2016Clemmys hutchensorum Bourque
2016Emydidae Vlachos and Delfino
2018Emydidae Jasinski
2018Emydidae Vlachos
2018Emydidae de la Fuente et al.

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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
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Panemydidae
familyEmydidaeRafinesque 1815
familyEmydidaeRafinesque 1815

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
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