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Saurorhynchus brevirostris

Actinopteri - Saurichthyiformes - Saurichthyidae

Taxonomy
Belonorhynchus brevirostris was named by Woodward (1895). Its type specimen is BMNH 40726, a skull, and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Lyme Regis unspecified (BMNH), which is in a Sinemurian marine horizon in the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Acidorhynchus brevirostris by Wenz (1967) and Delsate (1997); it was recombined as Saurorhynchus brevirostris by Kogan (2016) and Maxwell and Stumpf (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1895Belonorhynchus brevirostris Woodward p. 17 figs. Pl 2, fig 2
1967Acidorhynchus brevirostris Wenz p. 18 figs. Pl 1, pl 2, fig A; text-figs 4,6,7
1997Acidorhynchus brevirostris Delsate p. 129
2016Saurorhynchus brevirostris Kogan
2017Saurorhynchus brevirostris Maxwell and Stumpf p. 9 figs. 1B, 2A, 4B-E, 6A

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
superclassActinopterygii(Cope 1887)
classActinopteri()
subclassChondrostei(Müller 1844)
orderSaurichthyiformes
familySaurichthyidaeStensiö 1925
genusSaurorhynchusReis 1892
speciesbrevirostris()

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