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Pentaedrusaurus ordosianus

Reptilia - Procolophonidae

Taxonomy
Pentaedrusaurus ordosianus was named by Li (1989). Its type specimen is IVPP V8735, a partial skeleton (including slightly damaged skull and lower jaw, most dorsal vertebrae, incomplete pectoral and pelvic girdles, fore and hind limbs), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mazhen, which is in an Olenekian/Anisian lacustrine siliciclastic in the Heshanggou Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Pentaedrusaurus ordosianus Li pp. 249, 263 figs. 1-6; Pls. I, II
2008Pentaedrusaurus ordocianus Cisneros pp. 21-22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
superfamilyProcolophonoidea
familyProcolophonidae
genusPentaedrusaurus
speciesordosianus

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