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Keichousaurus yuananensis

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Pachypleurosauridae

Taxonomy
Keichousaurus yuananensis was named by Young (1965). Its type specimen is IVPP V.2799, a partial skeleton, and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Keichousaurus yuananensis Young p. 316 figs. Pl. 1-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
orderEosauropterygia
superfamilyPachypleurosauroidea
familyPachypleurosauridae(Nopcsa 1928)
genusKeichousaurusYoung 1958
speciesyuananensis

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