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Puppigerus breviceps

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Taxonomy
Chelone breviceps was named by Owen (1841). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is London Clay, Isle of Sheppey turtles, which is in a Ypresian marine claystone in the London Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Puppigerus breviceps by Cope (1870).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Chelone breviceps Owen p. 570
1842Chelone breviceps Owen p. 178
1870Puppigerus breviceps Cope p. 235

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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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
superfamilyChelonioidea
familyCheloniidaeBonaparte 1832
genusPuppigerus
speciesbreviceps()

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