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Neosaurus cynodus

- Sphenacodontidae

Taxonomy
Geosaurus cynodus was named by Gervais (1869). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Moissey, Jura Dept., which is in an Autunian terrestrial horizon in France. It is the type species of Neosaurus.

It was recombined as Neosaurus cynodus by Nopsca (1923) and Reisz (1986).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1869Geosaurus cynodus Gervais
1907Geosaurus cynodus Case p. 67
1923Neosaurus cynodus Nopsca
1986Neosaurus cynodus Reisz p. 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
suborderEupelycosauria
SphenacomorphaIvakhnenko 2003
suborderSphenacodontia
Sphenacodontoidea
familySphenacodontidaeMarsh 1878
subfamilySphenacodontinae
genusNeosaurusNopsca 1923
speciescynodus(Gervais 1869)

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Autunian or 298.90000 to 295.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Autunian298.9 - 295.0France (Jura) Geosaurus cynodus (181051)