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† Polysternon

Polysternon

Additional Functions

Grouping

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: Bothremydidae

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Gattung

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)

Portis, 1882

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Polysternon

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 72.1 Ma - End age: 66 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Mesozoic
(Mesozoikum)
Cretaceous
(Kreide)
Upper/Late Cretaceous
(Obere Kreide)
Maastrichtian
(Maastricht)
Campanian
(Campan)
65.5
70.6
70.6
83.5

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Motility: actively mobile
Habit: amphibious
Environment: freshwater
Diet:

omnivore

Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Next lower taxonomy level

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 31)

Taxonomic assignment (3)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • A. Pérez-García, 2016 - A new turtle confirms the presence of Bothremydidae (Pleurodira) in the Cenozoic of Europe and expands the biostratigraphic range of Foxemydina - The Science of Nature (103), 1-14 (journal article, English)
  • E. S. Gaffney, 2006 - Evolution of the side-necked turtles: The families Bothremydidae, Euraxemydidae, and Araripemydidae - Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History (300), 1-318 (journal article, English)
  • R. L. Carroll, 1988 - - Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution (), 1-698 (compendium, English)
  • P. Matheron, 1869 - Notice sur les reptiles fossiles des dépôts fluvio-lacustres crétacés du bassin à lignite de Fuveau [Notice on the fossil reptiles from the Cretaceous fluvio-lacustrine deposits of the lignitic Fuveau Basin] - Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences, Belles-Lettres, et Arts de Marseille (1868–1869), 345-379 (journal article, French)