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Penemabuya antecessor

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Taxonomy
Penemabuya antecessor was named by Gao and Fox (1996). Its type specimen is UALVP 29789, a mandible (incomplete right dentary with six teeth and the broken bases/vacant alveoli for 16 others), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-6), which is in a Santonian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Milk River Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Penemabuya.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Penemabuya antecessor Gao and Fox p. 47 figs. 20-21

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
superfamilyScincoideaOppel 1811
familyScincidaeGray 1825
genusPenemabuya
speciesantecessor

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