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Agomphus alabamensis

Reptilia - Testudines - Kinosternoidea

Taxonomy
Agomphus alabamensis was named by Gilmore (1919). Its type specimen is USNM 8806, a shell, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Moscow Bluff [Porters Creek], which is in a Paleocene coastal siliciclastic in the Porters Creek Formation of Alabama.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Agomphus alabamensis Gilmore p. 123 figs. Pl. 35
1981Agomphus alabamensis Thurmond and Jones p. 122
1998Agomphus alabamensis Hutchison and Weems p. 174
2016Agomphus alabamensis Joyce and Bourque

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
suborderCryptodira
superfamilyTrionychoideaFitzinger 1826
familyKinosternoidea()
PandermatemysJoyce et al. 2004
genusAgomphus
speciesalabamensis

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: freshwatersuperf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: aquaticsuperf
Diet: durophagesuperf
Diet 2: piscivoresuperf
Reproduction: oviparoussuperf
Created: 2005-08-26 14:33:16
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:33:16
Source: superf = superfamily, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Uetz 2005

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Paleocene to the top of the Clarkforkian or 66.00000 to 55.80000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Paleocene66.0 - 61.7USA (Alabama) Agomphus alabamensis (type locality: 81889)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (South Carolina) Agomphus alabamensis (15074)