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Labidosaurus hamatus

Reptilia - Captorhinidae

Taxonomy
Pariotichus hamatus was named by Cope (1896). Its type specimen is AMNH 4341, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Coffee Creek, 34 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Labidosaurus.

It was recombined as Labidosaurus hamatus by Cope (1896), Case (1911), Seltin (1959), Fox and Bowman (1966) and Modesto et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Labidosaurus hamatus Cope p. 136
1896Pariotichus hamatus Cope p. 448 figs. Pl. VIII
1911Labidosaurus hamatus Case p. 46
1911Labidosaurus broilii Case p. 47
1959Labidosaurus hamatus Seltin p. 478
1966Labidosaurus hamatus Fox and Bowman p. 71
2007Labidosaurus hamatus Modesto et al. p. 238

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
familyCaptorhinidae
genusLabidosaurus
specieshamatus()

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: phosphaticf
Composition 2: "sclero-protein"f
Architecture: compact or densef
Folds: minorf
Ribbing: minorf
Spines: nonef
Ontogeny: addition of partsf
Environment: terrestrialf
Locomotion: actively mobilef
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: insectivoref
Diet 2: herbivoref
Reproduction: oviparousf
Dispersal: direct/internalf
Dispersal 2: mobilef
Created: 2008-12-08 12:39:08
Modified: 2010-03-18 09:56:09
Source: f = family
Reference: Kissel et al. 2002

Age range: Kungurian or 279.30000 to 272.30000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Leonard290.1 - 268.0USA (Oklahoma) Labidosaurus hamatus (180990)
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3USA (Texas) Labidosaurus broilii, Pariotichus hamatus, Labidosaurus hamatus (type locality: 28256) Labidosaurus hamatus (28264 28270 178738) Labidosaurus sp. (28251 28261)