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Paleoheterodon arcuatus

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Taxonomy
Paleoheterodon arcuatus was named by Rage and Holman (1984). Its type specimen is FSL 285 001, a set of vertebrae (a single trunk vertebra), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is La Grive M, which is in a MN 7 + 8 fissure fill /limestone in France.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Paleoheterodon arcuatus Rage and Holman p. 93 fig. 3

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
Serpentes(Linnaeus 1758)
infraorderAlethinophidia
Macrostomata
superfamilyBooideaGray 1825
Caenophidia
superfamilyColubroidea
familyColubridae
subfamilyXenodontinaeBonaparte 1845
genusPaleoheterodonHolman 1964
speciesarcuatus

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