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Meyerosuchus fuerstenbergianus

Taxonomy
Labyrinthodon fuerstenbergianus was named by v. Meyer (1855). Its type specimen is FSD-1, a partial skull (Natural mold of anterior palate), and it is a mold. Its type locality is Herzogenweiler, which is in a Spathian terrestrial sandstone in the Hardegsen Formation of Germany.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Welles and Cosgriff (1965) and Damiani (2001); it was recombined as Meyerosuchus fuerstenbergianus by Schoch (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Labyrinthodon fuerstenbergianus v. Meyer
2011Meyerosuchus fuerstenbergianus Schoch p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Capitosauria
Capitosauroidea()
genusMeyerosuchusOchev 1966
speciesfuerstenbergianus(v. Meyer 1855)

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
R. R. Schoch 2011Autapomorphy: Cultriform process with anterior broad ridge merging into a sharp crest posteriorly. Homoplastic or plesiomorphic characters: Snout outline narrow, transvomerine tooth count low, choana elongate and oval, but not slit-like.