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Balanerpeton woodi

Taxonomy
Balanerpeton woodi was named by Milner and Sequeira (1994). Its type specimen is GLAHM V2051 (previously SPW 2272), a partial skeleton (complete skull and anterior axial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is East Kirkton site (Units 70-82: East Kirkton Limestone), which is in a Brigantian spring shale/limestone in the East Kirkton Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Balanerpeton.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Balanerpeton woodi Milner and Sequeira p. 332 fig. 1*18
2013Balanerpeton woodi Schoch

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
RankNameAuthor
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
genusBalanerpeton
specieswoodi

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: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Brigantian or 336.00000 to 326.40000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Brigantian336.0 - 326.4United Kingdom (Scotland) Temnospondyli indet. (type locality: 22725)