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Ostodolepis brevispinatus

- Ostodolepidae

Taxonomy
Ostodolepis brevispinatus was named by Williston (1913). Its type specimen is FMNH UR 680, a set of postcrania (seven articulated vertebrae with associated ribs; dermal scales), 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.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Ostodolepis brevispinatus Williston p. 363 figs. 1, 2
1956Ostodolepis brevispinatus Gregory et al. p. 31
1978Ostodolepis brevispinatus Carroll and Gaskill pp. 76, 77 fig. 47
1998Ostodolepis brevispinatus Carroll et al. p. 51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Amphibia()
Lepospondyli()
Microsauria()
suborderTuditanomorpha
familyOstodolepidaeRomer 1945
genusOstodolepis
speciesbrevispinatus

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