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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Macrochelys (alligator snapping turtle)
Reptilia - Testudines
It was corrected as Macroclemys by Frank and Ramus (1996) and Anquetin et al. (2009).
It was assigned to Testudines by Anquetin et al. (2009); to Chelydridae by Cope (1875), Cope (1884), Hay (1908), Whetstone (1978), Carroll (1988), Frank and Ramus (1996), Knauss et al. (2011), Thomas et al. (2014) and van Dijk et al. (2014); and to Chelydridae by Joyce (2016).
|Year||Name and author|
|1875||Macrochelys Cope p. 52|
|1908||Macrochelys Hay p. 222|
|1978||Macroclemys Whetstone p. 161|
|1996||Macroclemys Frank and Ramus|
|2009||Macroclemys Anquetin et al.|
|2011||Macrochelys Knauss et al.|
|2014||Macrochelys Thomas et al.|
|2014||Macrochelys van Dijk et al.|
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