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Tupuxuara leonardii

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Taxonomy
Tupuxuara leonardii was named by Kellner and Campos (1994). Its type specimen is MCT 1495-R, a partial skull (Incomplete anterior skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santana do Cariri (general), which is in an Albian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal shale in the Santana Formation of Brazil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Tupuxuara longicristatus by Martill and Naish (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Tupuxuara leonardii Kellner and Campos
2003Tupuxuara leonardii Unwin
2007Tupuxuara leonardii Kellner and Campos
2014Tupuxuara leonardii Andres et al.
2014Tupuxuara leonardii Headden and Campos

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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()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
PterosauromorphaPadian 1997
Pterosauria(Kaup 1834)
suborderPterodactyloideaPlieninger 1901
Lophocratia
superfamilyOrnithocheiroideaSeeley 1870
superfamilyAzhdarchoideaUnwin 1992
Neoazhdarchia
superfamilyTapejaroideaKellner 1989
Thalassodromidae
genusTupuxuara
speciesleonardii

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