Meiolaniidae

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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
Genera (6): Gaffneylania – Niolamia – Ninjemys – Meiolania – Warkalania

Name[edit]

Meiolaniidae Boulenger 1887

References[edit]

  • Boulenger GA. 1887. On the systematic position of the genus Miolania Owen (Ceratochelys Huxley). Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1887:554–555.
  • 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, April 2015
  • Turtle Extinctions Working Group (Rhodin, A.G.J., Thomson, S., Georgalis, G., Karl, H.-V., Danilov, I.G., Takahashi, A., de la Fuente, M.S., Bourque, J.R., Delfino, M., Bour, R., Iverson, J.B., Shaffer, H.B., and van Dijk, P.P.). 2015. Turtles and tortoises of the world during the rise and global spread of humanity: first checklist and review of extinct Pleistocene and Holocene chelonians. Chelonian Research Monographs. 5(8):000e.1–66. Download