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Psephosaurus suevicus

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Placochelyidae

Taxonomy
Psephosaurus suevicus was named by Fraas (1896). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hoheneck, which is in a Longobardian estuary/bay limestone in the Erfurt Formation of Germany.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Psephosaurus suevicus Fraas p. 13
1898Psephosaurus suecicus Spangenberg p. 407

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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()
orderSauropterygia
Placodontiformes
orderPlacodontiaCope 1871
suborderCyamodontoideaNopcsa 1923
familyPlacochelyidae()
genusPsephosaurus
speciessuevicus

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