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Valdotriton gracilis

- Urodela

Taxonomy
Valdotriton gracilis was named by Evans and Milner (1996). Its type specimen is LH 2850a-b, 6021, a skeleton (counterparts of a skeleton missing only part of the tail), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Las Hoyas Unit 3 (MCCM collection), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large limestone/packstone in the La Huérguina Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Valdotriton.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Valdotriton gracilis Evans and Milner p. 629 figs. 2-12

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

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