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Morunasius modestus

Reptilia - Squamata - Priscagamidae

Taxonomy
Morunasius modestus was named by Alifanov (1996). Its type specimen is PIN 3142/317, a skull (fragmentary skull and vertebrae), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khermeen Tsav, Red Beds [SMPE] (PIN coll. 3142), which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Morunasius.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Morunasius modestus Alifanov

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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
IguanomorphaSukhanov 1961
ChamaeleontiformesConrad 2008
familyPriscagamidae()
subfamilyFlaviagaminae
tribeFlaviagamini
genusMorunasius
speciesmodestus

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