Meiolania

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Testudines 

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: Meiolaniformes
Familia: †Meiolaniidae
Genus: Meiolania
Species: M. mackayi – M. platyceps

Name[edit]

  • Meiolania Owen 1886
    • Type species: Meiolania platyceps Owen, 1886

References[edit]

  • Owen, R. 1886. Description of some fossil remains of two species of a megalanian genus (Meiolania) from “Lord Howe’s Island.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, London

B179:181–191.

  • Sterli, J. 2015. A Review of the Fossil Record of Gondwanan Turtles of the Clade Meiolaniformes. Bulletin of the Peabody Museum of Natural History 56(1):21–45.