Vijayachelys

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Testudinoidea 

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
Subordo: Cryptodira
Superfamilia: Testudinoidea

Familia: Geoemydidae
Subfamilia: Geoemydinae
Genus: Vijayachelys
Species: V. silvatica

Name[edit]

Vijayachelys Praschag, Schmidt, Fritzsch, Mueller, Gemel & Fritz, 2006. Type species: Geoemyda silvatica Henderson, 1912, by original designation.

References[edit]

  • Praschag, P.; Schmidt, C.; Fritzsch, G.; Mueller, A.; Gemel, R.; Fritz, U. 2006: Geoemyda silvatica, an enigmatic turtle of the Geoemydidae (Reptilia: Testudines), represents a distinct genus. Organisms, diversity & evolution, 6: 151–162.