Elseya nadibajagu

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Chelidoidea 

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
Division: Archelosauria
Division: Pan-Testudines
Division: Testudinata
Ordo: Testudines
Infraordo: Pan-Pleurodira
Subordo: Pleurodira
Superfamilia: Chelidoidea

Familia: Chelidae
Subfamilia: Chelodininae
Genus: Elseya
Subgenus: Pelocomastes
Species: Elseya nadibajagu

Name[edit]

  • Elseya nadibajagu Thomson & Mackness 1999
    • Type locality: Upper Andrews Quarry (19° 43' S, 145° 36' E). Allingham Formation, Bluff Downs, Bluff Downs Station, north-eastern Queensland.
    • Horizon: Early Pliocene. based on the radiometrically dated age of the overlying basalts (Archer & Wade 1976)
    • Holotype: QMF30576, a partially articulated carapace and associated plastron

Synonymy[edit]

  • Elseya nadibajagu Thomson & Mackness 1999
    • Elseya (Pelocomastes) nadibajagu Thomson et al. 2015

Distribution[edit]

Known only from the type locality and horizon.

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

  • en: Ancient Snapping Turtle