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Santaisaurus yuani

Reptilia - Paliguanidae

Taxonomy
Santaisaurus yuani was named by Koh (1940). Its type specimen is IVPP RV40127, a partial skeleton (partial skull incl. both mandibular rami, some vertebrae, large part of pectoral girdle, partial left forelimb), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Fukang-Jimsar area, which is in an Induan fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Jiucaiyuan Formation of China. It is the type species of Santaisaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1940Santaisaurus yuani Koh pp. 73, 84 figs. Pls. I-III
1989Santaisaurus yuani Li p. 260

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
familyPaliguanidaeBroom 1926
genusSantaisaurus
speciesyuani

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