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Nanosaurus agilis

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Taxonomy
Nanosaurus agilis was named by Marsh (1877). Its type specimen is YPM 1913, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lucas's Site, Garden Park, which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian channel horizon in the Morrison Formation of Colorado.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Sues and Norman (1990); it was considered a nomen dubium by Norman et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Nanosaurus agilis Marsh
1878Nanosaurus agilis King p. 346
1878Nanosaurus agilis Marsh p. 244
1890Nanosaurus agilis Zittel p. 766
1894Nanosaurus agilis Marsh
1896Nanosaurus agilis Marsh p. 199
1902Nanosaurus agilis Hay p. 505
1902Nanosaurus agilis Nopcsa p. 152
1908Nanosaurus agilis Huene and Lull p. 134
1914Nanosaurus agilis Huene p. 16
1964Nanosaurus agilis Kuhn p. 8
1977Nanosaurus agilis Galton p. 230
1978Nanosaurus agilis Galton p. 156
1983Nanosaurus agilis Galton pp. 232-233
1983Nanosaurus agilis Weishampel and Weishampel p. 44
1990Nanosaurus agilis Bakker et al. p. 8
1991Nanosaurus agilis Sereno p. 173
1997Nanosaurus agilis Carpenter p. 91
2006Nanosaurus agilis Mateus p. 231
2007Nanosaurus agilis Galton p. 34

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
Euornithopoda
genusNanosaurus
speciesagilis

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