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Tacuarembemys kusterae

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Tacuarembemys kusterae was named by Perea et al. (2014). Its type specimen is MGT-1185, a partial skeleton (an external partial mold of carapace that preserves the morphology of some scales: vertebrals 1–3 and the anterior part of vertebral 4; marginals 1–3; one pair ), and it is a mold. Its type locality is Lane to Rincon de Giloca, which is in a Jurassic/Hauterivian terrestrial sandstone in the Tacuarembó Formation of Uruguay. It is the type species of Tacuarembemys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Tacuarembemys kusterae Perea et al. p. 1330

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
genusTacuarembemys
specieskusterae

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