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Hutchemys arctochelys

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Hutchemys arctochelys was named by Joyce et al. (2009). Its type specimen is YPM PU 16319, a shell (Nearly complete carapace), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Burns Mine (Bear Creek), which is in a Clarkforkian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.

It was synonymized subjectively with Plastomenoides lamberti by Hutchison (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Hutchemys arctochelys Joyce et al.
2015Hutchemys arctochelys Vitek and Joyce

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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
suborderTrionychia
PantrionychidaeJoyce et al. 2004
Plastomenidae()
genusHutchemys
speciesarctochelys

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