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Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae
It was recombined as Gilmoremys lancensis by Joyce and Lyson (2011), Vitek and Joyce (2015) and Joyce et al. (2016).
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|W. G. Joyce and T. R. Lyson 2011||Gilmoremys lancensis nov. comb. is diagnosed as a representative of Trionychidae by the absence of carapacial and plastral scutes, the absence of peripherals and pygal bones, and sculpturing that covers all metaplastic portions of the shell bones. Gilmoremys lancensis nov. comb. is diagnosed as a representative of Plastomenidae by an extensive secondary palate that is developed through an infolding of the maxillae, an anteroposteriorly elongate mandible, and a contribution of the parietal to the wall of the orbit. The following combination of characters is unique to Gilmoremys lancensis nov. comb.: carapace covered by elongate sinusoidal grooves; preneural present; costal II expands distally at the expense of costal I; neural column lacks reversal; anterior hypoplastra lappet forms minor plastomenid ‘‘shoulder’’; xiphiplastra contact one another along their entire midline length; frontals fuse with one another ventromedially; sulcus olfactorius absent; posterior portion of narial canal defined by bone; anterior portion of maxillary triturating surface with accessory ridges.|