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Chelone hoffmanni

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Taxonomy
Chelone hoffmanni was named by Gray (1831). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is ENCI-Maastricht B.V. quarry (Nekum), which is in a Maastrichtian shallow subtidal chalk in the Maastricht Formation of the Netherlands.

It was recombined as Allopleuron hoffmanni by Dollo (1909); it was recombined as Allopleuron hofmanni by Karl (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1831Chelone hoffmanni Gray p. 54
1851Chelone camperi Owen pp. 9-10 figs. plate 5
1889Chelone hoffmanni Lydekker pp. 30-33
1909Allopleuron hoffmanni Dollo p. 103
1934Chelone hoffmanni Swinton p. 72
2007Allopleuron hofmanni Karl p. 45
2012Allopleuron hofmanni Karl 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
superfamilyChelonioidea
familyCheloniidaeBonaparte 1832
genusChelone
specieshoffmanniGray 1831

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