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Dermochelyoidae

Reptilia - Testudines

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1950Dermochelyoidae Williams
1998Dermochelyoidae Hirayama
2014Dermochelyoidae de Lapparent de Broin et al.

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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
PancryptodiraJoyce et al. 2004
superfamilyChelonioidea
DermochelyoidaeWilliams 1950
DermochelyoidaeWilliams 1950

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marinesuperf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 10:37:12
Modified: 2017-04-17 10:37:12
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Early/Lower Campanian to the top of the Holocene or 83.50000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 70.6 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Alabama) Corsochelys haliniches (82035)
Judithian83.5 - 70.6USA (New Jersey) Corsochelys sp. (14455)
Early/Lower Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0USA (New Jersey) Corsochelys sp. (78124)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco (Khouribga) Ocepechelon bouyai (147801)
Late/Upper Maastrichtian70.6 - 66.0Morocco (Khourigba) Alienochelys selloumi (153565)
Tortonian11.62 - 7.246USA (California) Dermochelys sp. (13300)
Holocene0.0117 - 0.0Australia (Queensland) Dermochelys coriacea (21688)