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Leptoptilos titan

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Ciconiidae

Taxonomy
Leptoptilos titan was named by Wetmore (1940) [Type specimen presumably lost.]. Its type specimen is Mining and Geological Survey, Department of the Netherlands Indies 3313, a limb element (tarso-metatarsus), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Watoealang 1, which is in a Pleistocene fluvial siliciclastic in Indonesia.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Leptoptilos titan Wetmore p. 447
2010Leptoptilos titan Meijer and Awe Due p. 710

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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()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
RankNameAuthor
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
NeoavesSibley et al. 1988
NatatoresBaird 1858
Steganograllatores
superorderCiconiimorphae
orderCiconiiformesBonaparte 1854
familyCiconiidaeSundevall 1836
tribeLeptoptiliniMayr and Cottrell 1979
genusLeptoptilos
speciestitan

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