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Trucheosaurus major

- Rhytidosteidae

Taxonomy
Bothriceps major was named by Woodward (1909). Its type specimen is MMF 12697a, AMF 50977, BMNH R3728, a partial skeleton (Skull table and partial postcranium ), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Airly, near Capertee, which is in a Wuchiapingian deltaic shale in the Glen Davis Formation of Australia.

It was recombined as Trucheosaurus major by Watson (1956), Marsicano and Warren (1998) and Schoch and Milner (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Bothriceps major Woodward p. 318 figs. Pl. 51
1956Trucheosaurus major Watson p. 327
1998Trucheosaurus major Marsicano and Warren p. 147
2000Trucheosaurus major Schoch and Milner p. 83

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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()
infraorderRhytidostea
superfamilyRhytidosteoidea
familyRhytidosteidaeHuene 1920
subfamilyPeltosteginaeSave-Soderbergh 1935
genusTrucheosaurus
speciesmajor()

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