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Poposaurus langstoni

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Lythrosuchus langstoni was named by Long and Murry (1995). Its type specimen is TMM 31025-12, a set of postcrania (Ilium), 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 Lythrosuchus.

It was recombined as Poposaurus langstoni by Weinbaum and Hungerbühler (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1995Lythrosuchus langstoni Long and Murry p. 148 figs. 157-159
2007Poposaurus langstoni Weinbaum and Hungerbühler

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Poposauroidea(Nopcsa 1923)
genusPoposaurus
specieslangstoni()

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