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Chamaeleo bavaricus

Reptilia - Squamata - Chamaeleonidae

Taxonomy
Chamaeleo bavaricus was named by Schleich (1983). Its type specimen is BSPG 1959 II 2066, a mandible (fragment of left dentary), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sandelzhausen gravel pit, which is in a MN 5 fluvial-lacustrine marl/mudstone in the Upper Freshwater Molasse Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Chamaeleo bavaricus Schleich p. 78 figs. 1 pl. 1
2010Chamaeleo bavaricus Böhme p. 19

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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()
orderSquamata
IguanomorphaSukhanov 1961
ChamaeleontiformesConrad 2008
AcrodontaCope 1864
familyChamaeleonidaeGray 1825
genusChamaeleoLaurenti 1768
speciesbavaricus

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