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Cyclanorbis turkanensis

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Taxonomy
Cyclanorbis turkanensis was named by Meylan et al. (1990). Its type specimen is KNM-KP-17196, a partial skeleton (carapace), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kanapoi, Bed E, which is in a Pliocene terrestrial horizon in the Kanapoi Formation of Kenya.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Cyclanorbis turkanensis Meylan et al. p. 510 fig. 2
2017Cyclanorbis turkanensis 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
familyTrionychidaeGray 1825
subfamilyCyclanorbinae(Hummel 1929)
genusCyclanorbis
speciesturkanensis

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