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Notochelone

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Taxonomy
Notochelone was named by Lydekker (1889) [Sepkoski's age data: K Albi Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. Its type is Notochelys costata.

It was assigned to Chelonidae by Lydekker (1889); to Desmatochelyidae by Nicholls (1992); to Chelonia by Sepkoski (2002); to Dermochelyoidae by Bardet et al. (2013); and to Protostegidae by Hirayama (1995) and de Lapparent de Broin et al. (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Notochelys Owen
1889Notochelone Lydekker p. 70
1992Notochelone Nicholls p. 378
1995Notochelone Hirayama p. 282
2002Notochelone Sepkoski, Jr.
2013Notochelone Bardet et al.
2014Notochelone de Lapparent de Broin 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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
superfamilyChelonioidea
familyProtostegidaeCope 1873
genusNotochelone

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