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Paratomistoma courti

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Paratomistoma courti was named by Brochu and Gingerich (2000). Its type specimen is CGM 42188, a partial skull (partial skull and mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wadi Hitan ZV-80, which is in a Bartonian coastal shale in the Gehannam Formation of Egypt. It is the type species of Paratomistoma.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Paratomistoma courti Brochu and Gingerich p. 254 figs. Fig. 2-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyCrocodyloideaDeraniyagala 1939
subfamilyTomistominaeEastman 1902
genusParatomistoma
speciescourti

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: carnivoreuc
Created: 2009-01-03 20:38:59
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:38:59
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Benton 1983, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: Bartonian or 41.30000 to 38.00000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Bartonian41.3 - 38.0Egypt Paratomistoma courti (type locality: 124905)