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Longisquama

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Longisquama was named by Sharov (1970). Its type is Longisquama insignis. It is the type genus of Longisquamidae. It was considered monophyletic by Unwin et al. (2000).

It was assigned to Longisquamidae by Sharov (1970) and Unwin et al. (2000); and to Avicephala by Senter (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Longisquama Sharov
2000Longisquama Unwin et al. p. 182
2004Longisquama Senter p. 260

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Avicephala
genusLongisquama

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: base of the Ladinian to the top of the Carnian or 242.00000 to 228.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ladinian - Carnian242.0 - 228.0Kyrgyzstan (Batken) L. insignis (115162)