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Iguanodon galvensis

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Taxonomy
Iguanodon galvensis was named by Verdú et al. (2015). Its type specimen is MAP-4787, a partial skeleton (premaxilla, dentary, postorbital, quadrate, maxillary teeth, atlas arch and cervical remains, a sacral vertebra, ribs, coracoid, scapula, part of both pubis, pa), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is San Cristóbal 1, Galve (SC-1), which is in a Barremian fluvial claystone in the Camarillas Formation of Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2015Iguanodon galvensis Verdú et al. p. 254

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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()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
Iguanodontia()
Dryomorpha
Ankylopollexia
Styracosterna
Hadrosauriformes
genusIguanodon
speciesgalvensis

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
F. J. Verdú et al. 2015Dentary with dorsal margin close to the symphyseal region with a short, abrupt and marked convexity (Fig. 5). Relatively large, rounded expansion of the distal end of the ischium compared to the proximal end (ratio 0.45–0.50).
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2005-08-25 05:57:52
Modified: 2005-08-25 07:57:52
Source: g = genus, subo = suborder, o = order
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Peczkis 1995, Marsh 1875

Age range: Early/Lower Barremian or 130.00000 to 125.45000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Barremian130.0 - 125.45Spain (Aragon) Iguanodon galvensis (170003) Iguanodon galvensis, Iguanodon mantelli, Iguanodon bernissartensis (type locality: 59075)