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Puppigerus crassicostata

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Taxonomy
Chelone crassicostata was named by Owen (1849). Its type specimen is PV R 912 and 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 Puppigerus crassicostatus by Cope (1870); it was recombined as Lytoloma crassicostatum by Lydekker (1889); it was recombined as Puppigerus crassicostata by Tong et al. (2012).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1841Chelone latiscutata Owen p. 574
1842Chelone latiscutata Owen p. 179
1849Chelone crassicostata Owen p. 27
1870Puppigerus crassicostatus Cope
1870Puppigerus latiscutatus Cope p. 235
1889Lytoloma crassicostatum Lydekker pp. 60-64
2012Puppigerus crassicostata Tong et al. p. 635

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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
speciescrassicostata(Owen 1849)

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