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Reptilia - Testudines
It was corrected as Athecata by Lydekker (1889); it was reranked as the order Athecae by Roxo (1937).
It was assigned to Testudinata by Cope (1871) and Cope (1875); to Testudinata by Lydekker (1889); to Chelonia by Andrews (1906); to Testudines by Hay (1908); and to Testudinata by Roxo (1937).
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.
|O. P. Hay 1908||Turtles which retain the primitive dermal armor, with at least traces of the suhdermai expansions connected with the ribs.|