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Xinjiangchelys qiguensis

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Xinjiangchelys qiguensis was named by Matzke et al. (2004). Its type specimen is SGP 2000/5, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Liuhuanggou bonebed, which is in an Oxfordian fluvial siltstone/sandstone in the Qigu Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Xinjiangchelys qiguensis Matzke et al. p. 1268 figs. Plate 1; Text-figures 1-11
2008Xinjiangchelys qiguensis Brinkman et al. p. 43
2010Xinjiangchelys qiguensis Rabi et al.
2013Xinjiangchelys qiguensis Brinkman et al.
2015Xinjiangchelys qiguensis Tong 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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
Xinjiangchelyidae(Nessov 1990)
genusXinjiangchelys
speciesqiguensis

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