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Leptoceratops gracilis

Reptilia - Leptoceratopsidae

Taxonomy
Leptoceratops gracilis was named by Brown (1914). Its type specimen is AMNH 5205, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 3 miles above Tolman Ferry (190 ft level) [AMNH], which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Scollard Formation of Canada.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Leptoceratops gracilis Brown p. 567 figs. 1-19, Pl. 42
1925Leptoceratops gracilis Parks p. 5
1927Leptoceratops gracilis Huene p. 261
1930Leptoceratops gracilis Russell p. 151
1930Leptoceratops gracilis Wiman p. 12
1933Leptoceratops gracilis Lull p. 78
1933Leptoceratops gracilis Russell p. 129
1942Leptoceratops gracilis Brown and Schlaikjer p. 2
1950Leptoceratops gracilis Sternberg p. 229
1951Leptoceratops gracilis Sternberg p. 225
1964Leptoceratops gracilis Kuhn p. 53
1964Leptoceratops gracilis Russell p. 19
1964Leptoceratops gracilis Tatarinov p. 581
1966Leptoceratops gracilis Russell p. 14
1970Leptoceratops gracilis Russell pp. 181-182
1975Leptoceratops gracilis Maryanska and Osmólska p. 170
1978Leptoceratops gracilis Ostrom p. 697
1980Leptoceratops gracilis Drake p. 195
1984Leptoceratops gracilis Russell p. 33
1985Leptoceratops gracilis Breithaupt p. 170
1990Leptoceratops gracilis Dodson and Currie p. 611
1994Leptoceratops gracilis Dong and Currie p. 2249
1996Leptoceratops gracilis Rich p. 711
1997Leptoceratops gracilis Eberth p. 202
2001Leptoceratops gracilis Eberth et al. p. 66
2001Leptoceratops gracilis Makovicky pp. 253-254
2003Leptoceratops gracilis Tereschenko and Alifanov p. 293
2004Leptoceratops gracilis Chinnery p. 573
2004Leptoceratops gracilis You and Dodson p. 480
2005Leptoceratops gracilis Ryan and Evans p. 323
2006Leptoceratops gracilis Campione and Holmes p. 1014
2007Leptoceratops gracilis Ott p. 214
2007Leptoceratops gracilis Tereschenko p. 175
2008Leptoceratops gracilis Butler et al. p. 8
2010Leptoceratops gracilis Makovicky p. 68
2010Leptoceratops gracilis McDonald and Horner p. 159
2011Leptoceratops gracilis Maidment and Barrett p. 42
2012Leptoceratops gracilis Handa et al. p. 180
2012Leptoceratops gracilis Ryan et al. p. 69
2014Leptoceratops gracilis Tanoue and Okazaki p. 80

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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()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Clypeodonta
Cerapoda
Marginocephalia
Ceratopsia()
infraorderNeoceratopsia
familyLeptoceratopsidae()
genusLeptoceratops
speciesgracilis

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