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Bothriagenys mysterion

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Bothriagenys mysterion was named by Nydam (2002). Its type specimen is OMNH 28119, 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 Bothriagenys.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Bothriagenys mysterion Nydam p. 649 figs. 5, 9

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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
suborderLacertilia(Owen 1842)
infraorderScincomorpha
genusBothriagenys
speciesmysterion

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