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Koskinonodon perfectus

- Metoposauridae

Taxonomy
Buettneria perfecta was named by Case (1922). Its type specimen is UMMP 7475, a skull (Complete skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sand Creek breaks, which is in a Carnian/Norian crevasse splay mudstone in the Tecovas Formation of Texas.

It was synonymized subjectively with Eupelor durus by Colbert and Imbrie (1956); it was recombined as Koskinonodon perfectus by Mueller (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1922Buettneria perfecta Case p. 13 figs. 1-6; Pl. 1-4
1929Kalamoiketer pinkleyi Branson and Mehl
1929Koskinonodon princeps Branson and Mehl p. 51 figs. 8-9
1929Borborophagus wyomingensis Branson and Mehl p. 65 fig. 10
1944Buettneria howardensis Sawin p. 361
1954Buettneria calgariensis Green
1995Buettneria perfecta Long and Murry
2007Koskinonodon perfectus Mueller p. 225

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
superfamilyTrematosauroidea
familyMetoposauridae
genusKoskinonodon
speciesperfectus()

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