Niolamia

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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: Niolamia
Species: N. argentina

Name[edit]

  • Niolamia Gaffney 1992
    • Type species: Niolamia argentina Ameghino 1899

Synonymy[edit]

  • Niolamia Gaffney 1996
    • Crossochelys Simpson, 1937 (nomen dubium)

References[edit]

  • Gaffney, E.S. 1996. The postcranial morphology of Meiolania platyceps and a review of the Meiolaniidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 229:1–165.
  • 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.