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Kurobechelys tricarinata

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Taxonomy
Kurobechelys tricarinata was named by Shikama (1956). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aimoto, which is in a Miocene terrestrial sandstone in the Nanpo Formation of Japan.

It was synonymized subjectively with Syllomus aegyptiacus by Lynch and Parham (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Kurobechelys tricarinata Shikama p. 37
2007Kurobechelys tricarinata Hirayama p. 148

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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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
superfamilyChelonioidea
familyCheloniidaeBonaparte 1832
subfamilySyllominae
genusKurobechelys
speciestricarinata

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