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Phlegethontia longissima

- Phlegethontiidae

Taxonomy
Dolichosoma longissimum was named by Fritsch (1875). It is not extant. Its type specimen is ČGH 129, a partial skeleton (skull with anterior vertebrae and ribs). Its type locality is Nyrany, which is in a Westphalian D lacustrine coal in the Kladno Formation of the Czech Republic.

It was synonymized subjectively with Phlegethontia linearis by Lund (1978); it was recombined as Phlegethontia longissima by McGinnis (1967), Carroll et al. (1998) and Anderson (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Phlegethontia serpens Cope p. 177
1875Dolichosoma longissimum Fritsch
1948Phlegethontia mazonensis Gregory p. 636 figs. 1-6; Pl. 1
1967Phlegethontia longissima McGinnis pp. 3, 38
1978Aornerpeton mazonensis Lund p. 62 figs. 8-10
1998Aornerpeton mazonensis Carroll et al. p. 181
1998Phlegethontia longissima Carroll et al. p. 181
2002Phlegethontia longissima Anderson p. 1031 figs. 2-6, 8-11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Amphibia()
Lepospondyli()
suborderAistopoda
familyPhlegethontiidae
genusPhlegethontia
specieslongissima(Fritsch 1875)

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