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Orthrioscincus mixtus

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Taxonomy
Orthrioscincus mixtus was named by Gao and Fox (1996). Its type specimen is UALVP 29747, a mandible (incomplete left dentary with seven teeth and bases/spaces for ten others), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Irvine microvertebrate site, which is in a Judithian terrestrial horizon in the Dinosaur Park Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Orthrioscincus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Orthrioscincus mixtus Gao and Fox p. 49 figs. 21-22

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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
genusOrthrioscincus
speciesmixtus

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