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Natrix merkurensis

Reptilia - Squamata - Colubridae

Taxonomy
Natrix merkurensis was named by Ivanov (2002). Its type specimen is SGDB Ah-313, a mandible (a fragmentary right compound bone), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Merkur-North locality, which is in an Orleanian fluvial-lacustrine marl/coal in the Most Formation of the Czech Republic.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Natrix merkurensis Ivanov p. 525 figs. 8, 9

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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
subfamilyNatricinaeBonaparte 1838
genusNatrixLaurenti 1768
speciesmerkurensis

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