Acanthochelys spixii

Acanthochelys spixii

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Belong­ing to

Gaeabionta  ⇒ Domäne: Eukaryota  ⇒ Reich: Animalia  ⇒ Mittelreich: Eumetazoa  ⇒ Klade: Triploblastica  ⇒ Klade: Nephrozoa  ⇒ Abzweig: Deuterostomia  ⇒ Stamm: Chordata  ⇒ Unterstamm: Vertebrata  ⇒ Infrastamm: Gnathostomata  ⇒ Superklasse: Tetrapoda  ⇒ Serie: Amniota  ⇒ Klade: Sauropsida  ⇒ Klasse (informeller Sammelbegriff ): Reptilia  ⇒ Überordnung: Testudinata  ⇒ Ordnung: Testudines  ⇒ Unterordnung: Pleurodira  ⇒ Familie: Chelidae  ⇒ Gattung: Acanthochelys

Taxo­nomic seg­ment


This mentioned taxonomy is an attempt to make an conclusive assignment from the different classifications of various scientists. Because the taxonomy may change due to the latest investigative methods and other findings, our map is a guide only.

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Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Duméril & Bibron, 1837

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Acanthochelys spixii

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: amphibious, solitary
Environment: freshwater


Compositon of the remains:


Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 4)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • I. J. Maniel, 2016 - A Review of the Fossil Record of Turtles of the Clade Pan-Chelidae - Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History (57), 191-227 (journal article, English)
  • A. M. C. Duméril, 1837 - - Erpétologie générale, ou, Histoire naturelle complète des reptiles (4), - (book, French)


GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) QQrYQkV_IkS6OpX2RSi9ew
GUID (Global unique identifier) 42D80A41-7F45-4422-BA3A-95F64528BD7B
Database ID 223523