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Borealosuchus acutidentatus

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Taxonomy
Leidyosuchus acutidentatus was named by Sternberg (1932). Its type specimen is Geol. Surv. Can. No. 8544, a partial skeleton (skull, left dentary, part of right dentary, splenial, parts of anterior vertebrae, parts of left fore limb and dermal scutes), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Southeast of Montague Lake, which is in a Puercan terrestrial siltstone in the Ravenscrag Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Borealosuchus acutidentatus by Brochu (1997), Brochu (2000), Wu et al. (2001), Puértolas et al. (2011) and Bronzati et al. (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Leidyosuchus acutidentatus Sternberg p. 128
1986Leidyosuchus acutidentatus Lucas and Sullivan p. 36
1997Borealosuchus acutidentatus Brochu
2000Borealosuchus acutidentatus Brochu p. 181
2001Borealosuchus acutidentatus Wu et al. p. 1691
2011Borealosuchus acutidentatus Puértolas et al.
2012Borealosuchus acutidentatus Bronzati et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
genusBorealosuchus
speciesacutidentatus()

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