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Desmatosuchus spurensis

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Taxonomy
Desmatosuchus spurensis was named by Case (1920). Its type specimen is UMMP 7476, a skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is east bank of Blanco River, which is in a Carnian/Norian crevasse splay claystone/claystone in the Tecovas Formation of Texas.

It was synonymized subjectively with Desmatosuchus haplocerus by Long and Murry (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Desmatosuchus spurensis Case p. 529
1922Desmatosuchus spurensis Case p. 26 figs. 7-20; Pl. 5-10
2008Desmatosuchus spurensis Parker
2013Desmatosuchus spurensis Desojo et al.
2016Desmatosuchus spurensis Parker

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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
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Aetosauria(Lydekker 1889)
Stagonolepididae(Lydekker 1887)
suborderDesmatosuchia
subfamilyDesmatosuchinae
Desmatosuchini
genusDesmatosuchus
speciesspurensis

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