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Sphenovipera jimmysjoyi

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia - Sphenodontidae

Taxonomy
Sphenovipera jimmysjoyi was named by Reynoso (2005). Its type specimen is IGM 6076, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Jim's Joy, Huizachal Canyon, which is in a Pliensbachian floodplain horizon in the La Boca Formation of Mexico. It is the type species of Sphenovipera.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Sphenovipera jimmysjoyi Reynoso p. 646 figs. 2A-C

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderRhynchocephalia
suborderSphenodontia()
infraorderEusphenodontia
Neosphenodontia
familySphenodontidaeCope 1869
genusSphenovipera
speciesjimmysjoyi

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