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Chalcosaurus rossicus

Amphibia

Taxonomy
Chalcosaurus rossicus was named by Meyer (1866). Its type specimen is an uncatalogued specimen the whereabouts of which are unknown (probably lost), a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kargalinski Mines, PIN 1954, PIN 48, locality 12 of Tverdokhlebov et al. (2005), which is in an Urzhumian deltaic sandstone/conglomerate in the Amanakskaya Formation of the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Chalcosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1866Chalcosaurus rossicus Meyer p. 124 figs. 1 Pl. XXI
2008Chalcosaurus rossicus Ivakhnenko p. 72 fig. 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
classAmphibia
subclassApsidospondyli
superorderLabyrinthodontia()
genusChalcosaurus
speciesrossicus

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.

Chalcosaurus rossicus Meyer 1866
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Dispersal: waterc
Created: 2005-03-06 14:47:58
Modified: 2005-03-06 16:47:58
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Uhen 2004

Age range: Urzhumian or 266.90000 to 264.28000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Urzhumian266.9 - 264.28Russian Federation (Orenburg) Chalcosaurus rossicus (type locality: 87039)