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Microposaurus averyi

- Trematosauridae

Taxonomy
Microposaurus averyi was named by Warren (2012). Its type specimen is AM F.135895, a partial skull (Anterior half of skull with attached mandibles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 7km SE of Picton, which is in an Anisian marine claystone in the Ashfield Shale Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Microposaurus averyi Warren p. 538 figs. 2-3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
superfamilyTrematosauroidea
familyTrematosauridae
subfamilyTrematosaurinaeWatson 1919
genusMicroposaurus
speciesaveryi

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