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Tetrasauropus unguiferus

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Taxonomy
Tetrasauropus unguiferus was named by Ellenberger (1970). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is LES 036 1, 2, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Seaka-Falatsa tracksite, which is in a Carnian/Norian terrestrial horizon in the Elliot Formation of Lesotho.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Knoll (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Tetrasauropus unguiferus Ellenberger p. 345
1984Tetrasauropus unguiferus Olsen and Galton p. 95
2001Tetrasauropus unguifer Avanzini et al. p. 240
2003Tetrasauropus unguiferus Avanzini et al. p. 185
2003Tetrasauropus unguiferus Nicosia and Loi p. 138
2007Tetrasauropus unguiferus D'Orazi Porchetti and Nicosia p. 223
2008Tetrasauropus unguiferus Milàn et al. p. 202
2016Tetrasauropus unguiferous Salisbury et al. p. 47

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Plateosauria()
Anchisauria
Prosauropoda()
genusTetrasauropus
speciesunguiferus

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