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Gansurhinus qingtoushanensis

Reptilia - Captorhinidae

Taxonomy
Gansurhinus qingtoushanensis was named by Reisz et al. (2011). Its type specimen is IVPP V15989, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dashankou locality, which is in a Roadian fluvial mudstone in the Qingtoushan Formation of China. It is the type species of Gansurhinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Gansurhinus qingtoushanensis Reisz et al. p. 436 figs. 1-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
familyCaptorhinidae
subfamilyMoradisaurinae
genusGansurhinus
speciesqingtoushanensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. R. Reisz et al. 2011Medium-sized moradisaurine captorhinid characterized by the presence of a long diastema between the single anterior tooth and the multiple tooth-rowed region of the upper dentition. Differs from other moradisaurines in having a maximum of five tooth rows on the maxillary and dentary dental plates, with individual teeth bearing a cusp-like emargination on the posterior aspect of the crown.