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Arcanosaurus ibericus

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Arcanosaurus ibericus was named by Houssaye et al. (2013). Its type specimen is MDS-VJ 5, a set of vertebrae (Mid-dorsal vertebra), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Viajete, which is in a Barremian/Aptian floodplain claystone/sandstone in the Castrillo de la Reina Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Arcanosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2013Arcanosaurus ibericus Houssaye 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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
suborderAnguimorphaFürbringer 1900
Anguiformes
infraorderPlatynotaBaur 1890
superfamilyVaranoideaGray 1827
genusArcanosaurus
speciesibericus

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