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Coniasaurus gracilodens

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Coniasaurus gracilodens was named by Caldwell (1999). Its type specimen is BMNH R44141, a partial skeleton (Partial skull, 4 dorsal vertebrae, ribs and a complete scapulocoracoid), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lidden Spout, Folkestone, which is in a Cenomanian basinal (carbonate) chalk in the Lower Chalk Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Coniasaurus gracilodens Caldwell p. 440

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
superfamilyMosasauria(Marsh 1880)
Dolichosauridae(Gervais 1852)
genusConiasaurus
speciesgracilodens

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