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Amphichelydia (disused)

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Amphichelydia Lydekker pp. 204-205
1893Amphichelydia Baur p. 672
1908Amphichelydia Hay pp. 43-44
1934Amphichelydia Swinton p. 75
1937Amphichelydia Roxo p. 43
1947Amphichelydia Olson pp. 44, 45
1958Amphichelydia Delair p. 47
1964Amphichelydia Estes p. 96
1971Amphichelydia Khosatzky and Mlynarski p. 132

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
suborderAmphichelydia
suborderAmphichelydia

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 1908Thecophorous turtles having a carapace composed of neural, costal, and peripheral bones and a plastron in which the epiplastra are in contact with the hyoplastra. Mesoplastra usually, perhaps always, present. Intergular and inframarginal scutes probably always developt. Skull essentially crvptodiran in stiuctuie, but with various primitive elements. Neck short, the vertebrae little differentiated. Limbs, so far as known, fitted for walking.