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Reptilia - Testudines
It was recombined as Dortoka botanica by Cadena and Joyce (2015).
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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. Cadena and W. G. Joyce 2015||Dortoka botanica can be diagnosed as a pan-pleurodire by the sutural articulation of the pelvis with the shell, presence of a well-developed anal notch, a single gular scute and the loss of inframarginals; and as a representative of Dortoka by the distinct micro- and macrosculpturing of the carapace, absence of contact between peripheral I and costal I, a lapping of pleural II onto costal I and the absence of mesoplastra. Dortoka botanica is currently differentiated from other Dortoka by the restriction of the sculpturing to the neurals, the rectangular pleural II that laps onto costal I along its entire width and the transverse humeropectoral sulcus.|