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Maledictosuchus riclaensis

Reptilia - Metriorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Maledictosuchus riclaensis was named by Parrilla-Bel et al. (2013). Its type specimen is MPZ 2001/130a, 2001/130b, a skull (Almost complete skull and part of the lower jaw + three vertebrae), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Barranco de la Paridera, which is in a Callovian shallow subtidal wackestone/marl in the Ágreda Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Maledictosuchus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2013Maledictosuchus riclaensis Parrilla-Bel et al. p. 4 figs. 2-15
2015Maledictosuchus riclaensis Parrilla-Bel and Canudo

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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
suborderThalattosuchia
familyMetriorhynchidaeFitzinger 1843
subfamilyMetriorhynchinae
tribeRhacheosauriniYoung et al. 2011
genusMaledictosuchus
speciesriclaensis

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