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Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Chelone by Lydekker (1889).
It was assigned to Cheloniidae by Carroll (1988) and Hirayama (1995); to Chelonia by Sepkoski (2002); and to Allopleuroninae by Weems (1988), Karl (2007) and Karl et al. (2012).
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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.