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Agomphus oxysternum

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Taxonomy
Amphiemys oxysternum was named by Cope (1877) [no catalogue number given]. Its type specimen is Geological Survey of Georgia specimen, a partial shell (plastron and anterior half of carapace), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Amphiemys oxysternum type locality, near Montezuma, which is in a Paleocene marine limestone in the Midway Formation of Georgia.

It was recombined as Agomphus oxysternum by Hay (1902), Hay (1908) and Joyce and Bourque (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Amphiemys oxysternum Cope p. 83
1902Agomphus oxysternum Hay
1908Agomphus oxysternum Hay p. 256 fig. 320
2016Agomphus oxysternum Joyce and Bourque

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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
superfamilyTrionychoideaFitzinger 1826
familyKinosternoidea()
PandermatemysJoyce et al. 2004
genusAgomphus
speciesoxysternum()

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