† Polyptchodon rugosus

Polyptchodon rugosus

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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  ⇒ Infraklasse: Eureptilia  ⇒ ohne Rang: Romeriida  ⇒ Unterklasse: Diapsida  ⇒ Ordnung: Sauropterygia  ⇒ Klade: Pistosauria  ⇒ Klade: Plesiosauria  ⇒ ohne Rang: Neoplesiosauria  ⇒ Überfamilie: Pliosauroidea  ⇒ Familie: Pliosauridae  ⇒ Gattung: Polyptchodon

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.

Name from

Corre­spond­ing author (Name, Year)

Emmons, 1858

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Polyptchodon rugosus



Thecachampsa rugosus

Emmons, 1858
Ref.: E. Emmons. 1858. Palaeontology. Report of the North Carolina Geological Survey (XV):193-212

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: depth=surface, aquatic
Environment: marine
Compositon of the remains:


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References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. P. Cossette, 2020 - A systematic review of the giant alligatoroid Deinosuchus from the Campanian of North America and its implications for the relationships at the root of Crocodylia - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (), e1767-37 (journal article, English)
  • E. Emmons, 1858 - Palaeontology - Report of the North Carolina Geological Survey (), 193-212 (book/book chapter, English)