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Icarosaurus siefkeri

Reptilia - Kuehneosauridae

Taxonomy
Icarosaurus siefkeri was named by Colbert (1966). Its type specimen is AMNH specimen, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Granton Quarry, which is in a Norian lacustrine - large siltstone in the Lockatong Formation of New Jersey. It is the type species of Icarosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Icarosaurus siefkeri Colbert p. 6 figs. 3-10
1967Icarosaurus siefkeri Robinson p. 173
1983Icarosaurus siefkeri Estes p. 19 fig. 3

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
LepidosauriformesGauthier et al. 1988
familyKuehneosauridae
genusIcarosaurus
speciessiefkeri

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
P. L. Robinson 1967Diagnosis as for genus.