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Blezingeria ichthyospondylus

Reptilia - Cymbospondylidae

Taxonomy
Nothosaurus ichthyospondylus was named by Fraas (1896). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Muschelkalk-Bonebed, Crailsheim, which is in a Triassic marine horizon in Germany. It is the type species of Blezingeria.

It was recombined as Blezingeria ichthyospondylus by Kuhn (1971).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Nothosaurus ichthyospondylus Fraas p. 11
1898Nothosaurus ichthyospondylus Spangenberg p. 407
1971Blezingeria ichthyospondylus Kuhn p. 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Ichthyosauromorpha
Ichthyosauriformes
Ichthyopterygia(Owen 1840)
Eoichthyosauria
Ichthyosauria(de Blainville 1835)
Hueneosauria
suborderLongipinnatiHuene 1948
familyCymbospondylidaevon Huene 1948
genusBlezingeriaHuene 1951
speciesichthyospondylus()

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