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Kuhnemys maortuensis

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Aspideretes maortuensis was named by Yeh (1965). Its type specimen is IVPP V 2864, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Maortu, which is in a Turonian terrestrial horizon in the Ulansuhai Formation of China. It is the type species of Kuhnemys.

It was recombined as Dogania maortuensis by Karl (1999); it was recombined as Kuhnemys maortuensis by Chkhikvadze (1999) and Georgalis and Joyce (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Aspideretes alashanensis Yeh
1965Aspideretes maortuensis Yeh
1965Trionyx alashanensis Yeh
1999Kuhnemys maortuensis Chkhikvadze
1999Dogania maortuensis Karl
2008Aspideretes maortuensis Brinkman et al. p. 68
2017Kuhnemys maortuensis Georgalis and Joyce

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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
suborderCryptodira
suborderTrionychia
PantrionychidaeJoyce et al. 2004
genusKuhnemys
speciesmaortuensis()

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