Bairdemys hartsteini

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Pelomedusoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Cladus: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Infraordo: Pan-Pleurodira
Subordo: Pleurodira
Superfamilia: Pelomedusoidea

Familia: Podocnemididae
Genus: †Bairdemys
Species: Bairdemys hartsteini

Name[edit]

Bairdemys hartsteini Gaffney & Wood, 2002

Holotype: AMNH 27222, a nearly complete skull (figs. 12–15). Collected by Eugene F. Hartstein, 1975.
Type locality: North side of Highway No. 2, west of Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Etymology: For Eugene F. Hartstein, who collected the specimen and donated it to the AMNH in 1991.

References[edit]

  • Eugene S. Gaffney & Roger C. Wood, 2002: Bairdemys, a New Side-Necked Turtle (Pelomedusoides: Podocnemididae) from the Miocene of the Caribbean. American Museum novitates, 3359: 1–28, 15 figures, 2 tables. PDF.