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Westlothiana lizziae

Taxonomy
Westlothiana lizziae was named by Smithson and Rolfe (1990). Its type specimen is NMS G. 1990.72.1, a partial skeleton, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is East Kirkton site (Units 70-82: East Kirkton Limestone), which is in a Brigantian spring shale/limestone in the East Kirkton Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Westlothiana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Westlothiana lizziae Smithson and Rolfe pp. 137-138 fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
genusWestlothiana
specieslizziae

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.

Westlothiana lizziae Smithson and Rolfe 1990
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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. R. Smithson and W. D. I. Rolfe 1990As for genus.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988

Age range: Brigantian or 336.00000 to 330.90000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Brigantian336.0 - 330.9United Kingdom (Scotland) Reptilia indet. (type locality: 22725)