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Helcura surgens

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Helcura surgens was named by Hitchcock (1858). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is AC 19/8, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lily Pond Quarry, Gill, which is in a Hettangian fluvial-lacustrine shale/sandstone in the Turners Falls Formation of Massachusetts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1858Helcura surgens Hitchcock p. 141
1871Helcura surgens Hitchcock p. xxi
1889Helcura surgens Hitchcock p. 119
1894Helcura surgens Lyman p. 206
1904Helcura surgens Lull p. 531
1917Helcura surgens Lull p. 124

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
genusHelcura
speciessurgens

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