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Germanosaurus schafferi

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Taxonomy
Eurysaurus schafferi was named by Arthaber (1924). Its type specimen is NHMW uncatalogued, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Cymatosaurus schafferi by Kuhn (1964); it was recombined as Germanosaurus schafferi by Rieppel (1997).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Eurysaurus schafferi Arthaber p. 1476 figs. 11a-b
1964Cymatosaurus schafferi Kuhn p. 42
1997Germanosaurus schafferi Rieppel p. 18 figs. 10-11

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
orderEosauropterygia
familyNothosauridaeBaur 1889
genusGermanosaurusNopcsa 1928
speciesschafferi(Arthaber 1924)

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