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Piceoerpeton willwoodense

- Urodela

Taxonomy
Piceoerpeton willwoodensis was named by Meszoely (1967). Its type specimen is YPM (PU) 18021, a set of vertebrae (trunk vertebra), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Piceoerpeton willwoodense type locality, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Piceoerpeton.

It was corrected as Piceoerpeton willwoodense by Naylor and Krause (1981) and Gardner (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Piceoerpeton willwoodensis Meszoely p. 346
1981Piceoerpeton willwoodense Naylor and Krause p. 508
2012Piceoerpeton willwoodense Gardner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
Caudata(Scopoli 1777)
familyUrodela()
suborderAmbystomatoidea
familyScapherpetontidae()
genusPiceoerpeton
specieswillwoodense()

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