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Aardonyx celestae

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Aardonyx celestae was named by Yates et al. (2010) [BP/1/6505 (caudal portion of a left maxilla) may represent part of the same bone as BP/1/6254]. Its type specimen is BP/1/6254, a maxilla (rostral half of the left maxilla), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Marc's Quarry, farm Spion Kop 932 (BPI), which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian channel mudstone/sandstone in the Elliot Formation of South Africa.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2010Aardonyx celestae Reisz et al. p. 1663
2010Aardonyx celestae Yates et al.
2011Aardonyx celestae Yates et al. p. 610

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
genusAardonyx
speciescelestae

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