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Homoeosaurus macrodactylus

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia - Homoeosauridae

Taxonomy
Homoeosaurus macrodactylus was named by Wagner (1854). Its type specimen is BSPHM 1873 III, a skeleton (complete skeleton, part now lost (counterpart remains)), and it is a compression fossil. It is the type species of Bavarisaurus.

It was recombined as Bavarisaurus macrodactylus by Hoffstetter (1953), Cocude-Michel (1963) and Estes (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Homoeosaurus macrodactylus Wagner
1914Homeosaurus macrodactylus Grier p. 89
1953Bavarisaurus macrodactylus Hoffstetter
1963Bavarisaurus macrodactylus Cocude-Michel
1983Bavarisaurus macrodactylus Estes p. 65

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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()
orderRhynchocephalia
suborderSphenodontia()
infraorderEusphenodontia
Neosphenodontia
familyHomoeosauridae()
genusHomoeosaurusMeyer 1850
speciesmacrodactylusWagner 1854

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