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Sphenosuchus

Reptilia -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Sphenosuchus Haughton p. 98
1917Sphenosuchus Watson p. 180
1922Sphenosuchus Huene p. 22
1924Sphenosuchus Haughton
1928Sphenosuchus Nopcsa p. 186
1942Sphenosuchus Huene p. 244
1956Sphenosuchus Romer p. 595
1970Sphenosuchus Walker p. 369
1988Sphenosuchus Carroll
1989Sphenosuchus Gauthier et al. p. 349
1990Sphenosuchus Walker
2004Sphenosuchus Clark et al. p. 1022
2008Sphenosuchus Fiorelli and Calvo
2011Sphenosuchus Nesbitt fig. 51
2013Sphenosuchus Irmis et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
genusSphenosuchus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:45
Source: subo = suborder, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Hettangian to the top of the Sinemurian or 201.30000 to 190.80000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Hettangian - Sinemurian201.3 - 190.8South Africa (Eastern Cape) S. acutus (36670)