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Bathysuchus megarhinus

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Taxonomy
Teleosaurus megarhinus was named by Hulke (1871). Its type specimen is BMNH 43086, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kimmeridge Bay, Mansel collection, which is in a Kimmeridgian marine mudstone in the Kimmeridge Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Steneosaurus megarhinus by Bronzati et al. (2012) and Young and Steel (2013); it was recombined as Bathysuchus megarhinus by Foffa et al. (2019).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Teleosaurus megarhinus Hulke p. xviii
1958Teleosaurus megarhinus Delair p. 57
2012Steneosaurus megarhinus Bronzati et al.
2013Steneosaurus megarhinus Young and Steel
2019Bathysuchus megarhinus Foffa et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Diapsida()
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
suborderThalattosuchia
superfamilyTeleosauroideaSaint-Hilaire 1831
genusBathysuchus
speciesmegarhinus(Hulke 1871)

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