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Ophthalmosaurus icenicus

Reptilia - Ophthalmosauridae

Taxonomy
Ophthalmosaurus icenicus was named by Seeley (1874). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Peterborough area, Leeds Collection, which is in a Callovian offshore mudstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Microdontosaurus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Seeley
1890Ophthalmosaurus pleydelli Lydekker
1905Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Gilmore p. 125
1910Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Andrews p. 61 figs. Pl. 1, text-figs. 1-42
1940Myobradypterygius mendozanus Rusconi p. 2 fig. 1
1942Ancanamunia mendozana Rusconi p. 2
1960Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Delair p. 67
1960Ophthalmosaurus pleydelli Delair p. 67
2000Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Maisch and Matzke pp. 78
2003Ophthalmosaurus icenicus McGowan and Motani
2008Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Araujo et al. p. 26 figs. 7-8
2010Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Maisch
2013Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Fischer et al.
2014Ophthalmosaurus icenicus Arkhangelsky and Zverkov

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Ichthyosauromorpha
Ichthyosauriformes
Ichthyopterygia(Owen 1840)
Eoichthyosauria
Ichthyosauria(de Blainville 1835)
Parvipelvia
NeoichthyosauriaSander 2000
Thunnosauria
Baracromia
familyOphthalmosauridaeAppleby 1956
subfamilyOphthalmosaurinaeBaur 1887
genusOphthalmosaurus
speciesicenicus

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