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Corsochelys bentleyi

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Corsochelys bentleyi was named by Schwimmer et al. (2015). Its type specimen is SCSM 2005.25.3, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Burches Ferry (upper), which is in a Campanian marine sandstone in the Donoho Creek Formation of South Carolina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2015Corsochelys bentleyi Schwimmer et al. p. 58–62

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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
DermochelyoidaeWilliams 1950
genusCorsochelys
speciesbentleyi

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: Late/Upper Campanian or 83.50000 to 70.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Carolina) Corsochelys bentleyi (type locality: 79363)
Middle Campanian83.5 - 70.6USA (South Carolina) Corsochelys bentleyi (180790)