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Ptyonius olisthmonaias

- Urocordylidae

Taxonomy
Ptyonius olisthmonaias was named by Thayer (1985). Its type specimen is UALP 5264, a set of vertebrae (single caudal vertebra lacking the neural spine), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Swisshelm Mts. amphibian site, which is in a Westphalian A/Westphalian B shallow subtidal limestone in the Black Prince Limestone Formation of Arizona.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Ptyonius olisthmonaias Thayer p. 693 fig. 6
1998Ptyonius olisthmonaias Carroll et al. p. 76

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Amphibia()
Lepospondyli()
Nectridea()
familyUrocordylidaeLydekker 1889
subfamilyUrocordylinae
genusPtyonius
speciesolisthmonaias

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