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Toxochelys procax

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Toxochelys procax was named by Hay (1905). Its type specimen is AMNH 234, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Ctenochelys procax by Zangerl (1953).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Toxochelys procax Hay p. 181 figs. 13-14
1908Toxochelys procax Hay p. 176
1953Ctenochelys procax Zangerl p. 247

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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
suborderCryptodira
Durocryptodira
genusToxochelys
speciesprocax

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

Age range: base of the Coniacian to the top of the Santonian or 89.80000 to 83.60000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Ctenochelys procax (82002)