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Deinosuchus rugosus

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Taxonomy
Polyptychodon rugosus was named by Emmons (1858). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Thecachampsa rugosa by Cope (1871); it was recombined as Crocodylus rugosus by Miller (1967); it was recombined as Deinosuchus rugosus by Baird and Horner (1979) and Lucas et al. (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Polyptychodon rugosus Emmons p. 219
1869Polydectes biturgidus Cope p. 192
1870Polydectes biturgidus Cope
1871Thecachampsa rugosa Cope p. 210
1909Deinosuchus hatcheri Holland
1954Phobosuchus hatcheri Colbert and Bird
1954Phobosuchus riograndensis Colbert and Bird
1967Crocodylus rugosus Miller p. 230
1979Deinosuchus rugosus Baird and Horner p. 22
2006Deinosuchus rugosus Lucas et al. pp. 245-246

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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()
RankNameAuthor
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)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyAlligatoroideaGray 1844
genusDeinosuchusHolland 1909
speciesrugosus()

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