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Longosuchus meadei

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Taxonomy
Typothorax meadei was named by Sawin (1947). Its type specimen is TMM 31185-98, a skull (Partial skeleton including skull and lower jaws, postcrania), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Otis Chalk Quarry 3A, which is in a Norian crevasse splay mudstone in the Colorado City Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Longosuchus meadei by Hunt and Lucas (1990), Long and Murry (1995), Parker (2007), Parker and Martz (2010), Desojo et al. (2013) and Parker (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Typothorax meadei Sawin
1947Typothorax meadi Sawin
1990Longosuchus meadei Hunt and Lucas p. 320
1995Longosuchus meadei Long and Murry p. 67
2007Longosuchus meadei Parker
2010Longosuchus meadei Parker and Martz pp. 1101-1102
2013Longosuchus meadei Desojo et al.
2016Longosuchus meadei Parker

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Aetosauria(Lydekker 1889)
Stagonolepididae(Lydekker 1887)
suborderDesmatosuchia
subfamilyDesmatosuchinae
Desmatosuchini
genusLongosuchus
speciesmeadei()

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