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Cochleosaurus bohemicus

- Cochleosauridae

Taxonomy
Melosaurus bohemicus was named by Fritsch (1885). Its type specimen is NMP M1268, a skull (skull in dorsal view, lacking the anterior snout), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Nyrany, which is in a Westphalian D lacustrine coal in the Kladno Formation of the Czech Republic.

It was recombined as Cochleosaurus bohemicus by Fric (1885), Sequeira (2004), Schoch (2013) and Schoch and Milner (2014).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Melosaurus bohemicus Fric p. 71
1885Cochleosaurus bohemicus Fric p. 30
1885Dendrerpeton pyriticum Fritsch p. 6
1885Dendrerpeton deprivatum Fritsch p. 9
1885Cochleosaurus falax Fritsch p. 31
1885Gaudrya latistoma Fritsch p. 31
1885Nyrania trachystoma Fritsch p. 33
1885Melosaurus bohemicus Fritsch p. 71
1938Nyrania trachystoma Steen
2004Cochleosaurus bohemicus Sequeira p. 22
2013Cochleosaurus bohemicus Schoch
2014Cochleosaurus bohemicus Schoch and Milner

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
superfamilyEdopoideaRomer 1945
familyCochleosauridaeBroili 1923
genusCochleosaurusFritsch 1885
speciesbohemicus()

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