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Yaminuechelys maior

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Naiadochelys maior was named by Staesche (1929). Its type specimen is MPEF PV-1273, a partial skeleton (shell fragments), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cerro Hansen, which is in a Paleocene terrestrial horizon in the Salamanca Formation of Argentina.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Gaffney et al. (2006); it was recombined as Yaminuechelys maior by Bona and de la Fuente (2005), de la Fuente et al. (2014) and Maniel and de la Fuente (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Najadochelys maior Staesche
1929Osteopygis sculptus Staesche
2005Yaminuechelys maior Bona and de la Fuente
2014Yaminuechelys maior de la Fuente et al.
2016Yaminuechelys maior Maniel and de la Fuente

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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
suborderPleurodira
Panchelidae
Chelidae(Gray 1825)
genusYaminuechelys
speciesmaior()

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