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Palaeoproteus gallicus

Proteida - Batrachosauroididae

Taxonomy
Palaeoproteus gallicus was named by Estes et al. (1967). Its type specimen is MNHN CR 6692, a set of vertebrae (Trunk vertebra), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cernay, which is in a Thanetian terrestrial horizon in the Conglomérat de Cernay Formation of France.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Palaeoproteus gallicus Estes et al. p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderProteida
familyBatrachosauroididae
genusPalaeoproteusHerre 1935
speciesgallicus

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