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Diplocynodon buetikonensis

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Taxonomy
Crocodilus buetikonensis was named by von Meyer (1855) [original spelling of specific epithet is "bütikonensis"]. Its type specimen is PIMUZ A/III 183, a partial skull (partial skull with mandible and a few associated osteoderms), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Büttikon, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in the Freshwater Molasse Formation of Switzerland.

It was recombined as Diplocynodon buetikonensis by Scherer (1978).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Crocodilus buetikonensis von Meyer p. 67 figs. pl. XII
1978Diplocynodon buetikonensis Scherer p. 86

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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
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
suborderCrocodyliformes
MesoeucrocodyliaWhetstone and Whybrow 1983
NeosuchiaClark 1988
suborderEusuchiaHuxley 1875
Crocodylia(Owen 1842)
BrevirostresCuvier
superfamilyAlligatoroideaGray 1844
genusDiplocynodonPomel 1847
speciesbuetikonensis()

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