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Altanteius facilis

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Mongolochamops facilis was named by Alifanov (1988). Its type specimen is PIN 3142/306, a partial skull (preorbital fragment of skull, laterally compressed with damaged lower jaws), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khermeen Tsav, Red Beds [SMPE] (PIN coll. 3142), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Altanteius.

It was recombined as Altanteius facilis by Alifanov (1993).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Mongolochamops facilis Alifanov pp. 95-97 fig. 2
1993Altanteius facilis Alifanov p. 75

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
infraorderIguaniaCuvier 1817
infraorderMacrocephalosauria
superfamilyMongolochamopoidea
subfamilyMongolochamopinae
tribeMongolochamopini
genusAltanteius
speciesfacilis()

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