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Allopleuron

Reptilia - Testudines - Cheloniidae

Taxonomy
Allopleuron was named by Baur (1888) [Sepkoski's age data: K u].

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).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Allopleuron Baur
1988Allopleuron Carroll
1988Allopleuron Weems p. 141 figs. Table 2
1995Allopleuron Hirayama p. 282
2002Allopleuron Sepkoski, Jr.
2007Allopleuron Karl p. 45
2012Allopleuron Karl et al.

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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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
superfamilyChelonioidea
familyCheloniidaeBonaparte 1832
subfamilyAllopleuroninae
genusAllopleuronBaur 1888

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