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Palaeospheniscus

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Palaeospheniscus Ameghino p. 447
1891Palaeospheniscus Moreno and Mercerat p. 16 figs. Plate 2, Fig. 1, 2, 4
1905Palaeospheniscus Ameghino p. 98
1905Paraspheniscus Ameghino p. 115 figs. Plate II, Fig. 12 a, i
1905Perispheniscus Ameghino p. 117
1905Pseudospheniscus Ameghino p. 123
1905Treleudytes Ameghino p. 156
1933Palaeospheniscus Lambrecht p. 226
1933Paraspheniscus Lambrecht p. 228
1933Perispheniscus Lambrecht p. 229
1933Pseudospheniscus Lambrecht p. 230
1933Treleudytes Lambrecht p. 235
1946Palaeospheniscus Simpson p. 26
1946Paraspheniscus Simpson p. 29
1946Pseudospheniscus Simpson p. 30
1946Perispheniscus Simpson p. 31
1946Treleudytes Simpson p. 31
1960Palaeospheniscus Marples p. 194
1963Palaeospheniscus Brodkorb p. 236
1963Perispheniscus Brodkorb p. 237
1963Paraspheniscus Brodkorb p. 238
1963Pseudospheniscus Brodkorb p. 239
1964Palaeospheniscus Brodkorb p. 203
1970Chubutodyptes Simpson
1972Palaeospheniscus Simpson
1972Chubutodyptes Simpson p. 17
1985Palaeospheniscus Olson p. 152
1988Chubutodyptes Carroll
1988Palaeospheniscus Carroll
2005Palaeospheniscus Acosta Hospitaleche and Stucchi p. 2
2006Palaeospheniscus Ksepka et al. p. 416
2007Palaeospheniscus Acosta Hospitaleche
2008Palaeospheniscus Acosta Hospitaleche et al. p. 568
2008Palaeospheniscus Acosta Hospitaleche and Tambussi p. 115

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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
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
orderSphenisciformesSharpe 1891
subfamilyPalaeospheniscinae
genusPalaeospheniscus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. Acosta Hospitaleche and C. Tambussi 2008Larger than Eretiscus.