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Mecistotrachelos apeoros

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Taxonomy
Mecistotrachelos apeoros was named by Fraser et al. (2007). Its type specimen is VMNH 3650, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Mecistotrachelos.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Mecistotrachelos apeoros Fraser et al. p. 261 figs. Fig. 1

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
genusMecistotrachelos
speciesapeoros

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Norian or 228.00000 to 208.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (North Carolina) Mecistotrachelos apeoros (55493)