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Otischalkia elderae

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Otischalkia elderae was named by Hunt and Lucas (1991). Its type specimen is TMM 31025-263, a limb element (Humerus), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Otis Chalk Quarry 1, SMU 122, TMM 31025, which is in a Norian crevasse splay mudstone/mudstone in the Colorado City Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Otischalkia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Otischalkia elderae Hunt and Lucas p. 929
1995Otischalkia elderae Long and Murry

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
Rhynchosauria()
Rhynchosauridae()
Hyperodapedontinae(Chatterjee 1969)
genusOtischalkia
specieselderae

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