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Morus vagabundus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Sulidae

Taxonomy
Morus vagabundus was named by Wetmore (1930). Its type specimen is UCMP 31062, a limb element (extreme distal end of a right humerus), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sharktooth Hill Bonebed, which is in a Langhian terrestrial siltstone in the Temblor Formation of California.

It was recombined as Moris vagabundus by Lambrecht (1933).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Morus vagabundus Wetmore
1933Moris vagabundus Lambrecht p. 287
1958Morus vagabundus Howard p. 3
1961Morus vagabundus Miller p. 401
1972Moris vagabundus Howard p. 6

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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
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
orderSuliformesSharpe 1891
familySulidaeReichenbach 1849
genusMorusVieillot 1816
speciesvagabundus

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