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Trionyx reesidei

Reptilia - Testudines - Trionychidae

Taxonomy
Aspideretes reesidei was named by Gilmore (1919). Its type specimen is USNM 8537, a carapace, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is San Juan Basin (non-specific), which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Hummelichelys reesidei by Chkhikvadze (2000); it was recombined as Trionyx reesidei by Vitek and Joyce (2015).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Aspideretes reesidei Gilmore p. 56 figs. Pl. 20
1919Aspideretes quadratus Gilmore p. 59 figs. Pl. 22
2000Hummelichelys quadratus Chkhikvadze
2000Hummelichelys reesidei Chkhikvadze
2015Trionyx reesidei Vitek 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
Trionychinae(Gray 1825)
genusTrionyx
speciesreesidei()

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Body part: carapacef
Adult length: 100 to < 1000f
Grouping: solitaryf
Environment: brackish, freshwaterf
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: aquaticf
Diet: piscivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Created: 2005-08-25 13:24:04
Modified: 2005-09-09 19:45:41
Source: f = family, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Ernst and Barbour 1989

Age range: Puercan or 66.00000 to 63.30000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (New Mexico) Aspideretes reesidei (125183)