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Aethesia frangens

Reptilia - Squamata - Scincidae

Taxonomy
Aethesia frangens was named by Hutchinson and Scanlon (2009). Its type specimen is South Australian Museum P43196, a mandible (partial left mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Spoil heap from Wellington Caves, which is in a Pliocene/Pleistocene terrestrial horizon in Australia. It is the type species of Aethesia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Aethesia frangens Hutchinson and Scanlon p. 140 figs. 1-2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
superfamilyScincoideaOppel 1811
familyScincidaeGray 1825
genusAethesia
speciesfrangens

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