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Brachychirotherium thuringiacum

Reptilia - Chirotheriidae

Taxonomy
Chirotherium thuringiacum was named by Rühle von Lilienstern (1938). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Brachychirotherium thuringiacum by Beurlen (1950), Heller (1952), Schmidt (1959), Demathieu and Haubold (1972), Olsen and Galton (1984), Karl and Haubold (1998), D'Orazi Porchetti and Nicosia (2007) and Hunt and Lucas (2007).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Chirotherium thuringiacum Rühle von Lilienstern p. 70
1948Chirotherium thuringiacum Peabody p. 347
1950Brachychirotherium hassfurtense Beurlen p. 311
1950Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Beurlen p. 314
1952Brachychirotherium hassfurtense Heller p. 134
1952Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Heller p. 134
1952Chirotherium thuringiacum Lang and Huene p. 32
1954Brachychirotherium hassfurtense Baird p. 174
1954Chirotherium thuringiacum Baird p. 174
1957Chirotherium hassfurtense Baird p. 483
1957Chirotherium thuringiacum Baird p. 483
1958Brachychirotherium hassfurtense Heller p. 148
1959Brachychirotherium hassfurtense Schmidt p. 103
1959Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Schmidt p. 103
1963Brachychirotherium hassfurtense Kuhn p. 75
1969Chirotherium thuringiacum Haubold p. 93 fig. 3
1970Pseudotetrasauropus dulcis Ellenberger p. 345
1972Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Demathieu and Haubold p. 805
1984Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Olsen and Galton p. 96 fig. 3
1984Brachychirotherium dulcis Olsen and Galton p. 109
1998Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Karl and Haubold
2003Pseudotetrasauropus dulcis Avanzini et al. p. 187
2007Brachychirotherium thuringiacum D'Orazi Porchetti and Nicosia p. 233
2007Brachychirotherium thuringiacum Hunt and Lucas p. 217

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
familyChirotheriidaeAbel 1935
genusBrachychirotherium
speciesthuringiacum()

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