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Gurvansaurus potissimus

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Gurvansaurus potissimus was named by Alifanov (1993). Its type specimen is PIN 3143/104, a partial skull (skull without roof bones and with lower jaws), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tugrikiyn-Shire [SMPE] (PIN coll. 3143), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Gurvansaurus potissimus Alifanov p. 82 figs. 2, 6
2000Gurvansaurus potissimus Alifanov p. 374

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
infraorderIguaniaCuvier 1817
infraorderMacrocephalosauria
superfamilyMongolochamopoidea
subfamilyMongolochamopinae
genusGurvansaurus
speciespotissimus

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