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Dystrophaeus viaemalae

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Taxonomy
Dystrophaeus viaemalae was named by Cope (1877). Its type specimen is USNM 2364, a partial skeleton (humerus, three metarsals, distal end of ulna, probable sternum, and fragments), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is East Canyon Quarry, which is in an Oxfordian crevasse splay sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Dystrophaeus viaemalae Cope
1878Dystrophaeus viaemalae Cope p. 84
1896Dystrophaeus viaemalae Marsh p. 152
1902Dystrophaeus viaemalae Hay p. 497
1904Dystrophaeus viaemalae Huene pp. 319-333
1927Dystrophaeus viaemalae Huene p. 457
1970Dystrophaeus viaemalae Steel p. 65
1990Dystrophaeus viaemalae McIntosh p. 391
2002Dystrophaeus viaemalae Wilson p. 248
2004Dystrophaeus viaemalae Upchurch et al. p. 261
2006Dystrophaeus viaemalae Chure et al. p. 236
2006Dystrophaeus viaemalae Mateus p. 231
2013Dystrophaeus viaemalae Tschopp and Mateus p. 880

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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)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
genusDystrophaeus
speciesviaemalae

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