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Nothosaurus winkelhorsti

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Taxonomy
Nothosaurus winkelhorsti was named by Klein and Albers (2009) [A small species of Nothosaurus with a skull-condylobasal length of 46 mm; skull length to ratio of skull length/upper temporal length distinctly different to N. marchicus and N. winterswijkensis; fused premaxillae and nasals; straight rectangular and broad parietals; short posterior extend of maxilla; fully developed massive braincase elements; an overall low number of maxillary teeth.]. Its type specimen is NMNHL RGM 443825, a skull (almost complete skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Steengroeve Winterswijk, which is in an Anisian peritidal limestone in the Vossenveld Formation of the Netherlands.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Nothosaurus winkelhorsti Klein and Albers figs. 1-6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
orderSauropterygia
orderEosauropterygia
familyNothosauridaeBaur 1889
genusNothosaurusMünster 1834
specieswinkelhorsti

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Diagnosis
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