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Basilemys

Reptilia - Testudines - Nanhsiungchelyidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Basilemys Hay
1908Basilemys Hay p. 226
1935Basilemys Gilmore p. 178
1964Basilemys Estes p. 97
1984Basilemys Nessov p. 216
1988Basilemys Carroll
1989Basilemys Bryant p. 38
2001Basilemys Peng et al. p. 26
2002Basilemys Holroyd and Hutchison p. 181
2003Basilemys Hutchison and Holroyd
2004Basilemys Joyce et al.
2006Basilemys Danilov and Parham
2008Basilemys Sukhanov et al.
2012Basilemys Sullivan et al.
2013Basilemys Danilov et al.
2013Basilemys Hutchison et al.
2018Basilemys López-Conde et al.
2018Basilemys Mallon and Brinkman

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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
suborderCryptodira
Eucryptodira
familyNanhsiungchelyidae
genusBasilemys

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
O. P. Hay 1908Shell highly sculptured. Epiplastra much thickened. Bridge wide. Intergular scutes present. Pectorals greatly expanded at the midline, narrowed laterally. An axillary and an inguinal scute but no other inframarginals.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Body part: carapaceg
Adult length: 100 to < 1000g
Environment: freshwatersubo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticsubo
Diet: omnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparoussubo
Created: 2005-09-01 10:38:52
Modified: 2005-09-01 12:38:52
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Estes et al. 1969, Uetz 2005, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Campanian to the top of the Lancian or 83.60000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (104 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Santonian85.8 - 83.5Canada (Alberta) B. sp. (48834 71485)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Montana) B. sp. (22689)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Canada (Alberta) Adocus variolosus (150749) B. variolosa (177143)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mongolia (Omnogov) B. sp. (127678)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mongolia (Omnogov Aimak) B. sp. (37184)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (New Mexico) B. gaffneyi (144519)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (Montana) B. sp. (59373)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1Mexico (Baja California) B. sp. (197022)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) B. sp. (45757)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) B. sp. (167530)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) B. sp. (181024)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) B. sp. (167916)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (Wyoming) B. sp. (14458)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Mexico) Aspideretes sp. (64094) B. gaffneyi (47193 62317 76107 96814 138830 154382 154386 154419 154594 154620 154621 154622 154623 154624 154625 154626 154627) B. nobilis (100677) B. sp. (36449 55882 55883)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Texas) B. sp. (25073 68012 68014 68015)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) B. sp. (36264) B. variolosa (22697 34320 34322)
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) B. nobilis (187686 187690 187698 187702 187711)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) B. sp. (45566)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Utah) B. sp. (167521)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Saskatchewan) B. sp. (14494)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Montana) B. sp. (50907) Ceratopsia indet. (14462)
Middle Campanian - Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Alberta) Adocus variolosus (150748) Basilemys indet. (167986)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) B. sp. (137798)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) B. sinuosa (45099 45118 45144 45145 45313 45381) B. sp. (137720)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Montana) B. sinuosus (99441) B. sp. (85498)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (California) B. sp. (76729)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (South Dakota) B. sinuosa (45390) B. sp. (50082 150891 150893)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Saskatchewan) B. sp. (45675)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) Compsemys ogmius (58157)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Colorado) B. sinuosa (49538 49539 176740 176741)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Alberta) B. morrinensis (193696)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (North Dakota) B. sp. (137706 137715 137724 137728 137732)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) Aspideretoides sp. (14544 70343) B. sinuosa (75290) B. sp. (14514 14519 14542 14565 14579 75280 75297 75443 137795) B. sp., B. sinuosa (14505)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) B. sp. (14508 14513 14536 14654)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Canada (Saskatchewan) B. sp. (54105)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Montana) B. sp. (189003)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (Wyoming) B. sp. (14585)