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Nanhsiungchelyidae

Reptilia - Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Nanhsiungchelyidae Yeh p. 191
1980Charitonyx Chkhikvadze
2000Hanbogdemysa Sukhanov
2000Bulganemys Sukhanov p. 342 fig. 17.24
2000Hanbogdemysa Sukhanov pp. 3340-342 fig. 17.23
2000Bulganemys Sukhanov and Narmandakh p. 342
2001Nanhsiungchelyidae Hirayama et al. p. 129
2001Nanhsiungchelyidae Peng et al. p. 26
2003Nanhsiungchelyidae Hutchison and Holroyd
2005Nanhsiungchelyidae Joyce and Norell p. 4
2009Nanhsiungchelyidae Syromyatnikova and Danilov p. 75
2012Nanhsiungchelyidae Tong et al.
2013Nanhsiungchelyidae Danilov et al.
2013Nanhsiungchelyidae Hutchison et al.
2013Nanhsiungchelyidae Syromyatnikova and Danilov
2018Nanhsiungchelyidae Mallon and Brinkman

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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
familyNanhsiungchelyidae
familyNanhsiungchelyidae

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.-k. Yeh 1966With the diagnosis of the type genus Nanhsiungchelys.
R. Hirayama et al. 2001Large trionychoids with shell length well exceeding over 50 cm, and up to 90 cm; shell surface deeply sculptured by the linearly arranged ridges and vallies; marginal region of carapace and plastron thickened; neural series complete to suprapygals except for Basilemys nobilis; anterior portion of epiplastron projected and enormously thickened; humero-pectoral sulcus deeply intersecting the entoplastron; incisura columellae auris closed posterior; coracoid fan-shaped; thelial process of ilium absent; two or fewer short and stout phalanges in manus and pes; limbs covered by epidermal bones with pitted sculpture.