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Adocus syntheticus

Reptilia - Testudines - Adocidae

Taxonomy
Adocus syntheticus was named by Cope (1869). Its type specimen is AMNH 1466, a partial shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Barnsboro "greensand" (Hornerstown), which is in a Maastrichtian marginal marine horizon in the Hornerstown Formation of New Jersey.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Adocus syntheticus Cope p. 515
1870Adocus syntheticus Cope
1871Adocus syntheticus Cope p. ii
1902Adocus syntheticus Hay
1908Adocus syntheticus Hay p. 244 figs. Plate 36, fig. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
Adocusia
familyAdocidae
subfamilyAdocinae
genusAdocus
speciessyntheticus

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