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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()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
RankNameAuthor
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
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.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. R. Smithson and W. D. I. Rolfe 1990As for genus.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Brigantian or 336.00000 to 326.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (Scotland) Reptilia indet. (type locality: 22725)