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Anomalochelys

Reptilia - Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Anomalochelys Hirayama et al. p. 129 figs. 2-6
2008Anomalochelys Sukhanov et al.
2013Anomalochelys Danilov et al.

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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
genusAnomalochelys

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
R. Hirayama et al. 2001Nanhsiungchelyid with elongate carapace, nearly twice as long it is wide; nuchal strongly emarginate anteriorly, crescent-shaped, with thickened “horns” laterally, projecting anteriorly much beyond first peripheral; first marginal scute L-shaped; cervical scute hexagonal; first vertebral scute nearly triangular, narrower than cervical at anterior end; epiplastra widened toward anterior.