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Chelydra (Snapping turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1812Chelydra Schweigger
1875Chelydra Cope p. 16
1884Chelydra Cope
1889Chelydra Lydekker p. 134
1902Chelydra Hay
1905Devisia Ogilby
1908Chelydra Hay p. 223
1981Chelydra Holman and Sullivan p. 139
1988Chelydra Carroll
1989Chelydra Shoshani et al. p. 436
1993Chelydra de Broin and de la Fuente p. 11
1996Chelydra Frank and Ramus
2008Chelydra Hutchison
2008Chelydra Pérez-García et al.
2009Chelydra Anquetin et al.
2011Chelydra Knauss et al.
2011Chelydra Pérez-García and Ortega
2012Chelydra Pérez-García
2014Chelydra de la Fuente et al.
2014Chelydra van Dijk et al.
2017Chelydra Cadena et al.

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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
suborderCryptodira
Chelydroidea()
PanchelydridaeJoyce et al. 2004
Chelydridae()
genusChelydraSchweigger 1812

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
O. P. Hay 1908No supramarginal scutes. Orbit directed outward and upward. Tail with large scutes inferiorly (Boulenger).