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Cochleosaurus florensis

- Cochleosauridae

Taxonomy
Cochleosaurus florensis was named by Rieppel (1980). Its type specimen is MCZ 4343, a skull, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Dominion Coal Co. strip mine No. 7, which is in a Westphalian C/Westphalian D mire/swamp coal/shale in Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Cochleosaurus florensis Rieppel
2004Cochleosaurus florensis Sequeira p. 39
2014Cochleosaurus florensis 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
speciesflorensis

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