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Ctenochelys tennuitesta

Reptilia - Testudines - Ctenochelyidae

Taxonomy
Ctenochelys tennuitesta was named by Zangerl (1953). It is extant. Its type specimen is CNHM P27361, a partial skeleton.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Ctenochelys tennuitesta Zangerl pp. 230-237 figs. Figs. 100-106, 122
1981Ctenochelys tennuitesta Thurmond and Jones p. 131
2012Ctenochelys tennuitesta Karl and Nyhuis

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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
PanchelonioideaJoyce et al. 2004
PancheloniidaeJoyce et al. 2004
familyCtenochelyidae
genusCtenochelys
speciestennuitesta

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: freshwatersubo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticsubo
Diet: omnivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparoussubo
Created: 2005-08-26 14:49:00
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:49:00
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Uetz 2005, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009
Collections
No collection or age range data are available