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Liaobatrachus grabaui

Salientia

Taxonomy
Liaobatrachus grabaui was named by Ji and Ji (1998). Its type specimen is GMV 2126, a partial skeleton (relatively complete skeleton), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Sihetun, lower Yixian (general), which is in a Barremian/Aptian lacustrine shale/siltstone in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Liaobatrachus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Liaobatrachus grabaui Ji and Ji
1999Callobatrachus sanyanensis Wang and Gao pp. 639-641 fig. 1
2001Callobatrachus sanyanensis Gao and Wang p. 465
2001Liaobatrachus grabaui Gao and Wang p. 468
2013Liaobatrachus grabaui Dong et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderSalientia
orderAnura()
genusLiaobatrachus
speciesgrabaui

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
Y. Wang and K.Q. Gao 1999 (Callobatrachus sanyanensis)"Differing from other members of the group in having a combination of the following character states: lateral borders of frontoparietal parallel; maxilla anteriorly notched for articulation with premaxilla; marginal teeth slightly compressed longitudinally along tooth row and labiolingually expanded; zygomatic ramus of squamosal not in contact with maxilla; presacral vertebrae nine in number; iliac crest weak, dorsal protuberance absent; tibiofibula slightly longer than femur; proximal tarsal segment longer than one-half length of tibiofibula; proximal tarsal elements remain free from one another."