Pelochelys cantorii

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Pelochelys cantorii
Taxonavigation: Trionychoidea

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Stem: Parareptilia
Stem: Procolophonomorpha
Stem: Procolophonia
Stem: Pareiasauroidea
Stem: Pareiasauria

Ordo: Testudines
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Trionychoidea

Familia: Trionychidae
Subfamilia: Trionychinae
Genus: Pelochelys
Species: Pelochelys cantorii

Name[edit]

Pelochelys cantorii Gray, 1864

Type: BMNH (holotype), "Malacca" (= Melaka, 02º 12'N; 102º 15'E; in West Malaysia).

Etymology: named for Danish physician, zoologist and botanist Theodore Edward Cantor, who first described this species.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pelochelys cantorisBoulenger, 1889 (nomen subst. pro P. cantorii)
  • Pelochelys cantorisBaur, 1891: 446
  • Pelochelys cantoriDe Rooij, 1915: 331
  • Pelochelys cantoriiCox et al., 1998: 136
  • Pelochelys cantoriiMcCord & Joseph-ouni, 2003

References[edit]

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