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Basilochelys macrobios

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Basilochelys macrobios was named by Tong et al. (2009). Its type specimen is MD8-2, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bon Kham Phok, which is in a Tithonian/Berriasian fluvial claystone in the Phu Kradung Formation of Thailand. It is the type species of Basilochelys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Basilochelys macrobios Tong et al. p. 154 figs. 2-8

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
superfamilyTrionychoideaFitzinger 1826
genusBasilochelys
speciesmacrobios

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