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Leptoropha talonophora

- Kotlassidae

Taxonomy
Rhipaeosaurus talonophorus was named by Chudinov (1955). Its type specimen is PIN 161/72, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shikhovo-Chirki, PIN 161, which is in an Ufimian/Kazanian deltaic limestone in the Pechishchi Formation of the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Leptoropha.

It was recombined as Leptoropha talonophora by Ivakhnenko (1987) and Bulanov (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Rhipaeosaurus talonophorus Chudinov p. 913 fig. 1
1955Leptoropha novojilovi Chudinov p. 914 fig. 2
1962Leptoropha novojilovi Olson p. 22
1962Rhipaeosaurus talonophorus Olson p. 22
1987Leptoropha talonophora Ivakhnenko
2003Leptoropha talonophora Bulanov

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
suborderSeymouriamorphaWatson 1917
superfamilyKotlassioideaVjuschkov 1957
familyKotlassidaeRomer 1933
subfamilyLeptorophinaeIvachnenko 1987
genusLeptoropha
speciestalonophora()

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Ufimian to the top of the Late/Upper Kazanian or 279.50000 to 268.00000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ufimian - Late/Upper Kazanian279.5 - 268.0Russian Federation (Kirov) Leptoropha novojilovi, Rhipaeosaurus talonophorus (type locality: 80022)
Ufimian - Late/Upper Kazanian279.5 - 268.0Russian Federation (Udmurtia) Leptoropha talonophora (187322)