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Prochelidella

Reptilia - Testudines

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Prochelidella Lapparent de Broin and de la Fuente p. 466 fig. 3
2003Prochelidella de la Fuente
2006Prochelidella Gaffney et al. p. 33
2011Prochelidella de la Fuente et al. p. 528
2014Prochelidella de la Fuente et al.
2016Prochelidella Maniel and de la Fuente
2020Prochelidella Maniel et al.

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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
suborderPleurodira
Panchelidae
Chelidae(Gray 1825)
genusProchelidella

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
F. de Lapparent de Broin and M. S. de la Fuente 2001Same for the genus and species. Carapace low (a) and wide (B), with a slight cervical notch. Part of the Acanthochelys subgroup of the Phrynops group as shown by the small size and decoration; relatively derived within the Phrynops group by the quadrangular neural 1 and moderately narrowed cervical. Primitive with respect to Acanthochelys by the moderate elongation of the anterior border of the carapace (C1), the nuchal anteriorly and posteriorly wide (D2–3), the cervical less elongated and narrowed (E-), the presence of neurals (b) and the more anteriorly placed axillary processes (P).
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Body part: carapacef
Adult length: 0.1 to < 1.0f
Grouping: solitaryf
Environment: freshwaterf
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: amphibiousf
Diet: piscivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Created: 2005-08-25 14:20:51
Modified: 2005-08-26 16:30:55
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Ernst and Barbour 1989, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Albian to the top of the Turonian or 113.00000 to 89.80000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cretaceous145.0 - 66.0Argentina (Mendoza) P. sp. (200126)
Aptian - Albian125.0 - 100.5Argentina (Chubut) P. cerrobarcinae (26372)
Albian113.0 - 100.5Argentina (Chubut) P. sp. (154712)
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Argentina (Neuquén) P. sp. (114528)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Turonian99.6 - 89.8Argentina (Río Negro) P. buitreraensis (67296)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Early/Lower Turonian99.6 - 89.3Argentina (Chubut) P. argentinae (38952)
Late/Upper Turonian - Early/Lower Coniacian93.5 - 85.8Argentina (Neuquén) P. portezuelae (75050)