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Procaimanoidea kayi

Reptilia - Alligatoridae

Taxonomy
Hassiacosuchus kayi was named by Mook (1941). Its type specimen is CM 9600, a skeleton (near perfect skull, jaws and post-cranial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Levitt Creek, Mountain View, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Procaimanoidea kayi by Wassersug and Hecht (1967) and Brochu (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Hassiacosuchus kayi Mook
1967Procaimanoidea kayi Wassersug and Hecht p. 32
1999Procaimanoidea kayi Brochu

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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()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyAlligatoroideaGray 1844
Globidonta
familyAlligatoridaeGray 1844
subfamilyAlligatorinaeCuvier 1807
genusProcaimanoidea
specieskayi()

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