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Prestosuchus chiniquensis

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Taxonomy
Prestosuchus chiniquensis was named by Huene (1942). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Sanga am Weg, Fundgruppe 34, which is in a Ladinian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Maria Formation of Brazil. It is the type species of Prestosuchus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1942Prestosuchus chiniquensis Huene p. 146 figs. 28-38; Pl. 18-22
1942Prestosuchus loricatus Huene p. 185 figs. Pl. 23
1993Prestosuchus chiniquensis Parrish p. 296
2011Prestosuchus chiniquensis Nesbitt p. 32

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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)
genusPrestosuchus
specieschiniquensis

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