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Gobekko cretacicus

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Gobekko cretacicus was named by Borsuk-Bialynicka (1990). Its type specimen is ZPAL MgR-II/4, a skull (skull with mandibles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bayn Dzak [PMPE], which is in a Campanian terrestrial sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Gobekko.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Gobekko cretacicus Borsuk-Bialynicka pp. 69-72 figs. figs 1-3, pls 17-18

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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
suborderGekkonomorpha
infraorderGekkotaCuvier 1817
superfamilyGekkonoidea
genusGobekko
speciescretacicus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. Borsuk-Bialynicka 1990Skull length about 15 mm. number of tooth positions approximately 10 in premaxilla and 27 in maxilla