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Ordosemys liaoxiensis

Reptilia - Testudines - Sinemydidae

Taxonomy
Manchurochelys liaoxiensis was named by Ji (1995).

It was recombined as Ordosemys liaoxiensis by Tong (1995), Tong et al. (2004), Danilov and Parham (2007) and Brinkman et al. (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Manchurochelys liaoxiensis Ji
1995Ordosemys liaoxiensis Tong
2000Manchurochelys liaoxiensis Sukhanov p. 316
2004Ordosemys liaoxiensis Tong et al. p. 3
2007Ordosemys liaoxiensis Danilov and Parham p. 441
2008Ordosemys liaoxiensis Brinkman et al. p. 56

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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
suborderCryptodira
Eucryptodira
familySinemydidae
genusOrdosemys
speciesliaoxiensis(Ji 1995)

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. Tong et al. 2004A species of Ordosemys, differing from O. leios in having a slight ornamentation on the shell surface, a large semicircular lateral fontanelle on the bridge, and in having the first peripheral not contacting or barely contacting the first costal plate.