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Dimekodontosaurus madseni

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Dimekodontosaurus madseni was named by Nydam (2002). Its type specimen is OMNH 34560, a mandible (left dentary), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mussentuchit (OMNH V695), which is in an Albian/Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Dimekodontosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Dimekodontosaurus madseni Nydam p. 647

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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
genusDimekodontosaurus
speciesmadseni

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