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Protostega

Reptilia - Testudines - Protostegidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Protostega Cope p. 175
1875Protostega Cope p. 16
1900Protostega Wieland p. 250
1902Protostega Hay p. 439
1909Protostega Wieland p. 102
1953Protostega Zangerl p. 72
1988Protostega Carroll
1988Protostega Weems p. 141 figs. Table 2
1995Protostega Hirayama p. 282
1998Protostega Hooks
2002Protostega Sepkoski, Jr.
2012Protostega Mateus et al.
2014Protostega de Lapparent de Broin et al.
2015Protostega Cadena and Parham

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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
familyProtostegidaeCope 1873
genusProtostega

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: Carroll 1988, Bush and Bambach 2015, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Cenomanian to the top of the Early/Lower Campanian or 100.50000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (16 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cenomanian100.5 - 93.9USA (Texas) P. eaglefordensis (198243)
Cenomanian - Turonian100.5 - 89.8United Kingdom (England) P. sp. (92426 92427)
Late/Upper Coniacian - Early/Lower Campanian89.3 - 70.6USA (Kansas) P. gigas (203740)
Santonian86.3 - 83.6USA (Alabama) P. dixie (81927)
Santonian - Maastrichtian86.3 - 66.0USA (Alabama) P. sp. (107502)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Kansas) P. gigas (93225) P. potens (203741)
Late/Upper Santonian - Early/Lower Campanian85.8 - 70.6USA (Alabama) P. dixie (81930 81931 81932 81933 81934)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1USA (South Dakota) Archelon marshii (154803)
Early/Lower Campanian83.5 - 70.6Canada (Manitoba) P. sp. (23338)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Angola (Namibe) P. sp. (106705)