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Eilenodon robustus

Reptilia - Rhynchocephalia

Taxonomy
Eilenodon robustus was named by Rasmussen and Callison (1981). Its type specimen is LACM 120462, a partial skeleton (Both right and left posterior halves of mandibles; including ten teeth on left mandible and seven on right mandible; right quadrate. There are also associated s), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 4.8 km WSW of Fruita, FPA, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian alluvial fan siltstone in the Morrison Formation of Colorado. It is the type species of Eilenodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Eilenodon robustus Rasmussen and Callison pp. 1111-1112 figs. 1-2

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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()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderRhynchocephalia
suborderSphenodontia()
infraorderEusphenodontia
Neosphenodontia
Opisthodontia
subfamilyEilenodontinae
genusEilenodon
speciesrobustus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. E. Rasmussen and G. Callison 1981As for genus [Eilenodon]