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Platychelyidae

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Platychelyidae was named as a family. Its type is Platychelys.

It was reranked as the unranked clade Platychelyidae by Cadena and Joyce (2015).

It was assigned to Cryptodira by Kuhn (1946); to Amphichelydia by Bräm (1965); to Pleurodira by Carroll (1988); to Platychelira by Gaffney et al. (2006); and to Panpleurodira by Cadena and Joyce (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1946Platychelydae Kuhn p. 58
1965Platychelyidae Bräm p. 27
1988Platychelyidae Carroll
2006Platychelyidae Gaffney et al. p. 31
2015Platychelyidae Cadena and Joyce

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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
Panpleurodira
Platychelyidae
Platychelyidae

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