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Mongolemys elegans

Reptilia - Testudines - Lindholmemydidae

Taxonomy
Mongolemys elegans was named by Khosatzky and Mlynarski (1971). Its type specimen is PIN 551-422/1 (=ZIN RN T/M-46.1), a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tsagan Hushu, tortoise layer [PMPE], which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Nemegt Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Mongolemys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Mongolemys elegans Khosatzky and Mlynarski p. 133 figs. 1-6
2000Mongolemys elegans Sukhanov p. 353 fig. 17.31
2013Mongolemys elegans Cadena et al.

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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
Pantestudinoidea
superfamilyTestudinoidea
familyLindholmemydidaeChkhikvadze 1970
genusMongolemys
specieselegans

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