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Neogaeornis wetzeli

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Neogaeornis wetzeli was named by Lambrecht (1929). Its type specimen is GPMK 123, a limb element (right tarsometatarsus lacking proximal articular surface and inner trochlea), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is west end, Bahía San Vicente, which is in a Maastrichtian transition zone/lower shoreface mixed carbonate-siliciclastic in the Quiriquina Formation of Chile.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Neogaeornis wetzeli Lambrecht p. 123
1933Neogaeornis wetzeli Lambrecht p. 258
1966Neogaeornis wetzeli Talent et al. p. 82
1976Neogaeornis wetzeli Chong Diaz and Gasparini p. 54
1992Neogaeornis wetzeli Olson p. 122
2002Neogaeornis wetzeli Hope p. 367

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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()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
RankNameAuthor
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
PygostyliaChiappe 2002
Ornithothoraces
OrnithuromorphaChiappe et al. 1999
subclassOrnithurae
subclassNeornithesGadow 1893
Neognathae(Pycraft 1900)
GalloanseraeSibley and Ahlquist 1990
superorderGalloanserimorphae
orderAnseriformesWagler 1831
Vegaviidae
genusNeogaeornis
specieswetzeli

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