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Stypodontosaurus melletes

Reptilia - Squamata - Chamopsiidae

Taxonomy
Stypodontosaurus melletes was named by Gao and Fox (1996). Its type specimen is UALVP 29844, a mandible (nearly complete right dentary having 16 teeth and the base of another), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Trochu (KUA-1), which is in a Lancian terrestrial claystone/siltstone in the Scollard Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Stypodontosaurus melletes Gao and Fox p. 45 fig. 19
2012Stypodontosaurus melletes Longrich et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderLacertilia(Owen 1842)
infraorderScincomorpha
Borioteiioidea
familyChamopsiidae()
genusStypodontosaurus
speciesmelletes

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