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Datanglong guangxiensis

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Datanglong guangxiensis was named by Mo et al. (2014). Its type specimen is GMG 00001, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Nazao village, Datang, which is in an Aptian terrestrial marl/sandstone in the Xinlong Formation of China. It is the type species of Datanglong.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Datanglong guangxiensis Mo et al. p. 1051–1052 fig. 2–4

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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()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
superfamilyAllosauroidea
Allosauria()
Carcharodontosauria
genusDatanglong
speciesguangxiensis

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
J. Mo et al. 2014Large-bodied Carcharodontosauria (body length estimated about 8–9 m) with the following unique association of features: posteriormost dorsal vertebra with teardrop-shaped pneumatic foramen confined by enlarged pcdl, acpl and centrum; posteriormost dorsal with well developed, horizontal prpl; posteriormost dorsal with parapophysis projecting more laterally than the diapophysis; brevis fossa shallow with short, ridge-like medial blade; iliac pubic peduncle with posteroventrally expanded margin.