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Macropelobates osborni

Salientia - Pelobatidae

Taxonomy
Macropelobates osborni was named by Noble (1924). Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 6252, a partial skeleton (incomplete skeleton, crushed anteriorly, but well preserved), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tsagan Nor Basin, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial claystone in the Hsanda Gol Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Macropelobates.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Macropelobates osborni Noble p. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderSalientia
orderAnura()
superfamilyPelobatoideaLaurent 1979
familyPelobatidaeLataste 1879
genusMacropelobates
speciesosborni

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