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Leptonectidae (disused)

Reptilia - Leptonectidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Leptonectidae Maisch
1999Eurhinosauria Motani p. 482
2000Leptonectidae Maisch and Matzke p. 98
2006Leptonectidae Maisch and Reisdorf
2010Leptonectidae Maisch
2017Leptonectidae Moon

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Ichthyosauromorpha
Ichthyosauriformes
Ichthyopterygia(Owen 1840)
Eoichthyosauria
Ichthyosauria(de Blainville 1835)
Hueneosauria
Merriamosauria
Euichthyosauria
Parvipelvia
NeoichthyosauriaSander 2000
familyLeptonectidaeMaisch 1998
familyLeptonectidaeMaisch 1998

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. Motani 1999 (Eurhinosauria)Cheek facing posterolaterally, appearing narrow in lateral view; extremely slender snout; tooth size relative to the skull width small (<0.05); tibia and fibula separated.