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Kinkonychelys rogersi

Reptilia - Testudines - Bothremydidae

Taxonomy
Kinkonychelys rogersi was named by Gaffney et al. (2009). Its type specimen is University of Antananarivo 9748, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is MAD07-25, Lac Kinkony Study Area, which is in a Maastrichtian delta plain claystone/sandstone in the Maevarano Formation of Madagascar. It is the type species of Kinkonychelys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Kinkonychelys rogersi Gaffney et al. p. 4 figs. 2-4, 8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderPleurodira
superfamilyPelomedusoidesBroin 1988
superfamilyPodocnemidoidea
familyBothremydidaeBaur 1891
subfamilyKurmademydinae
tribeKurmademydini
genusKinkonychelys
speciesrogersi

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