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Palaeospheniscus gracilis

Reptilia - Avetheropoda

Taxonomy
Palaeospheniscus gracilis was named by Ameghino (1899). It is a 3D body fossil.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Palaeospheniscus gracilis Ameghino
1901Palaeospheniscus nereius Ameghino p. 81
1905Neculus rothi Ameghino
1905Palaeospheniscus medianus Ameghino p. 108 figs. Plate 1, Fig 6a
1905Palaeospheniscus gracilis Ameghino p. 111
1905Paraspheniscus nereius Ameghino p. 116
1905Neculus rothi Ameghino p. 127
1933Palaeospheniscus medianus Lambrecht p. 227
1933Palaeospheniscus gracilis Lambrecht p. 228
1933Paraspheniscus nereius Lambrecht p. 229
1933Neculus rothi Lambrecht p. 231
1946Palaeospheniscus gracilis Simpson p. 24
1946Neculus rothi Simpson p. 26
1946Palaeospheniscus medianus Simpson p. 26
1946Paraspheniscus nereius Simpson p. 29
1963Palaeospheniscus gracilis Brodkorb p. 236
1963Paraspheniscus nereius Brodkorb p. 238
1963Neculus rothi Brodkorb p. 240
1972Palaeospheniscus gracilis Simpson p. 7

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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
RankNameAuthor
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
orderSphenisciformesSharpe 1891
subfamilyPalaeospheniscinae
genusPalaeospheniscus
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