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Rotaurisaurus contundo

- Lapillopsidae

Taxonomy
Rotaurisaurus contundo was named by Yates (1999). Its type specimen is UTGD 87795, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Crisp & Gunns Quarry, Head of Arthur Street, which is in an Induan lacustrine - small shale/siltstone in the Knocklofty Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Rotaurisaurus contundo Yates p. 311
2000Rotaurisaurus contundo Schoch and Milner p. 89

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
familyLapillopsidae
genusRotaurisaurus
speciescontundo

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