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Microposaurus casei

- Trematosauridae

Taxonomy
Microposaurus casei was named by Haughton (1925). Its type specimen is SAM-PK-6556, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wonderboom Bridge, Burgersdorp, Farm Cragievar, which is in an Anisian terrestrial mudstone/siliciclastic in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa. It is the type species of Microposaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Microposaurus casei Haughton p. 253
2000Microposaurus casei Schoch and Milner p. 111
2003Microposaurus casei Damiani and Rubidge p. 31
2004Microposaurus casei Damiani p. 534

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
superfamilyTrematosauroidea
familyTrematosauridae
subfamilyTrematosaurinaeWatson 1919
genusMicroposaurus
speciescasei

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