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Ctenochelys

Reptilia - Testudines - Ctenochelyidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Ctenochelys Zangerl p. 227
1981Ctenochelys Thurmond and Jones p. 131
1988Ctenochelys Carroll
1988Ctenochelys Weems p. 141 figs. Table 2
1995Ctenochelys Hirayama p. 282
2002Ctenochelys Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Ctenochelys Joyce et al.
2007Ctenochelys Matzke
2009Ctenochelys Brinkman et al.
2012Ctenochelys Karl and Nyhuis
2014Ctenochelys de Lapparent de Broin et al.
2018Ctenochelys Gentry

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

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

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Late/Upper Santonian to the top of the Selandian or 85.80000 to 59.20000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 83.6 Ma

Collections (9 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Turonian - Santonian93.9 - 83.6USA (Kansas) Toxochelys bauri (38721)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Santonian89.3 - 83.5USA (Kansas) C. stenoporus (123574)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) C. tenuitesta, C. acris (81927)
Santonian - Maastrichtian86.3 - 66.0USA (Alabama) C. tenuitesta (81972)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6Germany C. stenoporus (138296)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Alabama) C. acris (181623 181624)
Early/Lower Campanian - Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (Alabama) C. acris (80890)
Selandian61.6 - 59.2Denmark (Fyn) C. stenoporus (196766)