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Tasmaniosaurus triassicus

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Taxonomy
Tasmaniosaurus triassicus was named by Camp and Banks (1978). Its type specimen is UTGD 54655, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Crisp & Gunns Quarry, Head of Arthur Street, which is in an Induan lacustrine - small shale/siltstone in the Knocklofty Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Tasmaniosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Tasmaniosaurus triassicus Camp and Banks p. 149
1986Tasmaniosaurus triassicus Thulborn p. 123
2016Tasmaniosaurus triassicus Ezcurra

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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
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
genusTasmaniosaurus
speciestriassicus

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
C. L. Camp and M. R. Banks 1978Proterosuchian with long slightly curved premaxilla, postfrontal, no parietal foramen, broad parietals, quadrate (to judge from quadratojugal) vertical; palatal teeth on pterygoid and ?ectopterygoid; maxillary and mandibular teeth strongly thecodont; vacuity at posterior end of dentary; vertebrae shallowly amphicoelous; cervical ribs long and doubleheaded; long hind limbs and hind feet; no bony dermal scutes.