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Aphanizocnemus libanensis

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Aphanizocnemus libanensis was named by Dal Sasso and Pinna (1997). Its type specimen is MSNM V783 (Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano, a skeleton (complete skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is en Nammoûra, upper quarry (unit 3b), which is in a Cenomanian/Cenomanian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal wackestone in Lebanon. It is the type species of Aphanizocnemus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Aphanizocnemus libanensis Dal Sasso and Pinna pp. 4-20 figs. 2-7

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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)
genusAphanizocnemus
specieslibanensis

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