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Parodaxosaurus sanjuanensis

Reptilia - Squamata - Anguidae

Taxonomy
Parodaxosaurus sanjuanensis was named by Sullivan (1986). Its type specimen is UNM NP-1509 (greater anterior part of fused frontal) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is West Flank Torreon Wash (NMMNH 312), which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico. It is the type species of Parodaxosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Parodaxosaurus sanjuanensis Sullivan p. 109

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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
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
suborderAnguimorphaFürbringer 1900
Anguiformes
superfamilyAnguioideaFitzinger 1826
familyAnguidaeGray 1825
subfamilyOdaxosaurinaeSullivan 1982
genusParodaxosaurus
speciessanjuanensis

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