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Paratomistoma

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Paratomistoma Brochu and Gingerich p. 254 figs. Figs. 2-4
2004Paratomistoma Brochu p. 624
2006Paratomistoma Kobayashi et al.
2007Paratomistoma Brochu p. 926
2008Paratomistoma Jouve et al.
2009Paratomistoma Shan et al.

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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
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyCrocodyloideaDeraniyagala 1939
subfamilyTomistominaeKalin 1955
genusParatomistoma

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
C. A. Brochu and P. D. Gingerich 2000Derived tornistomine crocodylian differing from all other tomistomines (includ- ing i? cairense from the underlying Mokattam Formation) in having a skull table that slopes later- ally from the midline, acute rims on the supratemporal fenestrae, and laterosphenoid capitate pro- cesses with anterodorsal margins perpendicular to the sagittal plane.