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Impregnochelys pachytectis

Reptilia - Testudines - Testudinidae

Taxonomy
Impregnochelys pachytectis was named by Meylan and Auffenberg (1986). Its type specimen is BMNH R 5708, a partial shell (nearly complete plastron), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rusinga Island, which is in a Burdigalian terrestrial horizon in Kenya. It is the type species of Impregnochelys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Impregnochelys pachytectis Meylan and Auffenberg p. 292

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
Pantestudinidae
familyTestudinidaeBatsch 1788
genusImpregnochelys
speciespachytectis

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