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Harmodontosaurus emeryensis

Reptilia - Teiidae

Taxonomy
Harmodontosaurus emeryensis was named by Nydam (2002). Its type specimen is OMNH 33889, a mandible (partial right dentary), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is OMNH V868, Mussentuchit , which is in a Cenomanian crevasse splay horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Harmodontosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Harmodontosaurus emeryensis Nydam p. 650 figs. 3, 9

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Squamata()
Episquamata
superfamilyLacertoideaCamp 1923
Teiioidea
familyTeiidaeGray 1827
genusHarmodontosaurus
speciesemeryensis

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: insectivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Created: 2005-09-05 19:44:41
Modified: 2005-09-05 21:44:41
Source: f = family, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Behler and King 1979, Carroll 1988

Age range: Early/Lower Cenomanian or 99.60000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5USA (Utah) Harmodontosaurus emeryensis (14400) Paramacellodidae indet. A (type locality: 14405) Teiidae indet. (14396)