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Arundelemys dardeni

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

Taxonomy
Arundelemys dardeni was named by Lipka et al. (2006). Its type specimen is USNM 497740, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cherokee-Sanford Brick Clay Pit (USNM Loc. 41614), which is in an Aptian pond claystone in the Arundel Clay Formation of Maryland. It is the type species of Arundelemys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Arundelemys dardeni Lipka et al. pp. 301-302 figs. 1-3
2015Arundelemys dardeni Joyce and Lyson

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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
Paracryptodira
familyBaenidaeCope 1882
genusArundelemys
speciesdardeni

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