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Varanopus curvidactylus

Reptilia - Captorhinidae

Taxonomy
Varanopus curvidactylus was named by Moodie (1929). It is considered to be a form taxon. It is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Castle Peak, which is in a Kungurian marginal marine siltstone in the Choza Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Varanopus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Varanopus curvidactylus Moodie
1967Varanopus curvidactylus Sarjeant p. 330

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
familyCaptorhinidae
genusVaranopusMoodie 1929
speciescurvidactylusMoodie 1929

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