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Thinochelys

Reptilia - Testudines - Toxochelyidae

Taxonomy
Thinochelys was named by Zangerl (1953) [Sepkoski's age data: K u]. Its type is Thinochelys lapisossea.

It was assigned to Toxochelyinae by Zangerl (1953), Thurmond and Jones (1981) and Weems (1988); to Toxochelyidae by Carroll (1988); and to Chelonia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1953Thinochelys Zangerl p. 173
1981Thinochelys Thurmond and Jones p. 128
1988Thinochelys Carroll
1988Thinochelys Weems p. 141 figs. Table 2
2002Thinochelys Sepkoski, Jr.

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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
familyToxochelyidaeBaur 1895
subfamilyToxochelyinaeZangerl 1953
genusThinochelys

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, Hendy et al. 2009, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Santonian to the top of the Maastrichtian or 86.30000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Santonian - Maastrichtian86.3 - 66.0USA (Alabama) T. lapisossea (81972)