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† Toxochelys moorevillensis

Toxochelys moorevillensis

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: Cryptodira  ⇒ Überfamilie: Chelonioidea  ⇒ Familie: Cheloniidae  ⇒ Gattung: Toxochelys

Taxo­nomic seg­ment

Art

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)

Zangerl, 1953

Other languages

scientific

Toxochelys moorevillensis

Lebenszeitraum in Million Jahren (Ma)

Start age: 83.6 Ma - End age: 66 Ma
Phanerozoic
(Phanerozoikum)
Mesozoic
(Mesozoikum)
Cretaceous
(Kreide)
Upper/Late Cretaceous
(Obere Kreide)
Maastrichtian
(Maastricht)
Campanian
(Campan)
Santonian
(Santon)
65.5
70.6
70.6
83.5
83.5
85.8

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

omnivore

Compositon of the remains:

phosphatic

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

On the same taxonomic level (siblings) (Count: 3)

Taxonomic assignment (0)

References by PBDB, License: CC BY

  • E. L. Nicholls, 1988 - New material of Toxochelys latiremis Cope, and a revision of the genus Toxochelys (Testudines, Chelonioidea) - Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (8), 181-187 (journal article, English)
  • R. Zangerl, 1953 - The vertebrate fauna of the Selma Formation of Alabama. Part IV. The turtles of the family Toxochelyidae - Fieldiana: Geology Memoirs (3), 145-277 (journal article, English)