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Lytoloma planimentum

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Taxonomy
Chelone planimentum was named by Owen (1841). Its type specimen is CAMSM specimen (cast in BMNH R1473), a partial skull (imperfect adult skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Harwich turtle, which is in a Ypresian marine siliciclastic in the London Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Lytoloma planimentum by Lydekker (1889); it was recombined as Erquelinnesia planimenta by Moody (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Chelone planimentum Owen p. 576
1842Chelone planimentum Owen p. 178
1889Lytoloma planimentum Lydekker pp. 64-67
1980Erquelinnesia planimenta Moody p. 162

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
familyCheloniidaeBonaparte 1832
genusLytoloma
speciesplanimentum()

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