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Philydrosaurus proseilus

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Philydrosaurus proseilus was named by Gao and Fox (2005). Its type specimen is PKUP V2001, a partial skeleton (nearly complete skull and lower jaws in association with partial postcranial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shangheshou, which is in an Aptian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Jiufotang Formation of China. It is the type species of Philydrosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Philydrosaurus proseilus Gao and Fox pp. 428-437 figs. 2-5
2007Philydrosaurus proseilus Gao and Li p. 263
2010Philydrosaurus proseilus Zhou and Wang

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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()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Choristodera()
genusPhilydrosaurus
speciesproseilus

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