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Lamiasaura ferox

Reptilia - Squamata

Taxonomy
Lamiasaura ferox was named by Longrich et al. (2013). Its type specimen is UW 25116B (left dentary) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Robber's Roost (UW V-79032), which is in a Lancian fluvial mudstone in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
2012Lamiasaurus ferox Longrich et al. fig. 1F
2013Lamiasaura ferox Longrich et al. p. 6608

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
genusLamiasaura
speciesferox

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
N. R. Longrich et al. 2012 (Lamiasaurus ferox)tall, curved crowns with constricted apices and lingual ridges