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Delectosaurus arefjevi

Taxonomy
Delectosaurus arefjevi was named by Kurkin (2001). Its type specimen is PIN no. 4644/1, a partial skull (skull is lacking the lower jaw; right maxilla, right nasal, and right part of premaxilla are damaged, both stapedes are lost; walls of the braincase are partial), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Voskresenskoe-2B, PIN 4644, which is in a Vyatkian terrestrial horizon in the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Delectosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Delectosaurus arefjevi Kurkin p. 54 fig. 1
2003Delectosaurus arefjevi Ivakhnenko
2008Delectosaurus arefjevi Ivakhnenko
2011Delectosaurus arefjevi Kammerer et al. p. 138

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Bidentalia()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
genusDelectosaurus
speciesarefjevi

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