A nomenclature for fossil and living turtles using phylogenetically defined clade names

  title={A nomenclature for fossil and living turtles using phylogenetically defined clade names},
  author={W. Joyce and J. Anquetin and E. Cadena and J. Claude and I. Danilov and Serjoscha W. Evers and G. S. Ferreira and A. Gentry and G. Georgalis and T. Lyson and A. P{\'e}rez-Garc{\'i}a and M. Rabi and J. Sterli and N. Vitek and J. F. Parham},
  journal={Swiss Journal of Palaeontology},
Over the last 25 years, researchers, mostly paleontologists, have developed a system of rank-free, phylogenetically defined names for the primary clades of turtles. As these names are not considered established by the PhyloCode, the newly created nomenclatural system that governs the naming of clades, we take the opportunity to convert the vast majority of previously defined clade names for extinct and extant turtles into this new nomenclatural framework. Some previously defined names are… Expand

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