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Nothosaurus yangjuanensis

Reptilia - Sauropterygia - Nothosauridae

Taxonomy
Nothosaurus yangjuanensis was named by Jiang et al. (2006) [Splint-like jugal extending posteriorly to make contact with the squamosal; parietal foramen broadly rounded and followed by a shallow groove; four premaxillary fangs followed by one small conical premaxillary tooth and five small maxillary conical teeth followed by paired maxillary fangs.]. Its type specimen is GMPKU-P-1080, a skull (a complete skull exposed its dorsal and palatal views), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yangjuan Village, Xinmin District, which is in a Pelsonian marine horizon in the Guanling Formation of China.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Nothosaurus yangjuanensis Jiang et al.

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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
speciesyangjuanensis

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Diagnosis
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