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Reptilia - Testudines
For Marcelo R. Sanchez-Villagra in recognition of his contributions to Bairdemys systematics and for his paleontological explorations in Venezuela.
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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.
|E. S. Gaffney et al. 2008||A species of Bairdemys differing from all other Bairdemys species in having a low triturating surface convexity and shallow triturating surface concavity, a smaller basisphenoid acutely pointed anteriorly, a small skull, and an extensive cheek and temporal emar- gination; also differs from B. hartsteini in having a con- vex rather than straight labial ridge in ventral view; also differs from B. venezuelensis in having a long midline pterygoid contact and a premaxillary notch, and also differs from B. winklerae in having a short, broad snout with a convex labial ridge in ventral view, a premaxil- lary notch, and a triturating surface that is narrower anteriorly and wider posteriorly.|