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Hungarobatrachus szukacsi

Salientia

Taxonomy
Hungarobatrachus szukacsi was named by Szentesi and Venczel (2010). Its type specimen is MTM V2008.16.1, a limb element (Incomplete right ilium), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Iharkút mine, Bakony mountains, which is in a Santonian fine channel fill claystone/sandstone in the Csehbánya Formation of Hungary. It is the type species of Hungarobatrachus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2010Hungarobatrachus szukacsi Szentesi and Venczel p. 293

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderSalientia
orderAnura()
Neobatrachia(Reig 1958)
genusHungarobatrachus
speciesszukacsi

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
Z. Szentesi and M. Venczel 2010A middle-sized anuran, with estimated snoutvent length of 50-60 mm, differing from all other anurans in the following two autapomorphies: (1) iliac crest heavily built, extremely tall (i.e. about 2.5 times higher than iliac shaft), and sculptured laterally by longitudinal grooves and bony ridges that anastomose posteriorly; (2) interiliac tubercle huge and medially bears an extensive sutural surface developed at the level of the preacetabular region.