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Lysorophus dunkardensis

Molgophidae

Taxonomy
Lysorophus dunkardensis was named by Romer (1952). Its type specimen is CM 8581, a set of vertebrae, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Silver Hill, Proctor District, which is in a Wolfcamp terrestrial claystone in the Greene Formation of West Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1952Lysorophus dunkardensis Romer
1998Lysorophus dunkardensis Carroll et al. p. 144

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RecumbirostraAnderson 2007
familyMolgophidae
genusLysorophus
speciesdunkardensisRomer 1952

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.

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Virgilian to the top of the Wolfcamp or 303.40000 to 268.00000 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Stephanian306.95 - 298.9USA (Pennsylvania) Lysorophus dunkardensis (126535)
Stephanian306.95 - 298.9USA (West Virginia) Lysorophus dunkardensis (178677)
Virgilian303.4 - 298.9USA (West Virginia) Lysorophus dunkardensis (177058)
Wolfcamp296.4 - 268.0USA (Ohio) Lysorophus dunkardensis (178676)
Wolfcamp296.4 - 268.0USA (West Virginia) Lysorophus dunkardensis (type locality: 177138 178674 178675)