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Hypsorhina antiqua

Reptilia - Squamata - Hyporhinidae

Taxonomy
Hyporhina antiqua was named by Baur (1893) [Skull measuring 10 x 5.5 mm]. Its type specimen is PU 11390 (complete articulated skull and lower jaws) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Battle Spring Draw (Lower Nodular Zone), which is in an Orellan terrestrial horizon in the Brule Formation of South Dakota. It is the type species of Hyporhina.

It was recombined as Hypsorhina antiqua by Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Hyporhina antiqua Baur
1902Hypsorhina antiqua Hay p. 477

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
infraorderAmphisbaeniaGray 1844
familyHyporhinidae
genusHypsorhina
speciesantiqua()

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