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Psilopterus lemoinei

Reptilia - Avetheropoda - Phorusrhacidae

Taxonomy
Patagornis lemoinei was named by Moreno and Mercerat (1891). Its type specimen is Museo de La Plata, a limb element, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Monte Leon Fm - Monte Leon, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in the Monte Leon Formation of Argentina.

It was recombined as Psilopterus lemoinei by Alvarenga and Holfing (2003), Gould and Quitmyer (2005) and Bertelli et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Patagornis lemoinei Moreno and Mercerat p. 23 figs. Plate XV, Fig. 4-6
1891Psilopterus australis Moreno and Mercerat p. 26 figs. Plate XVIII, Fig. 10; Plate XX, Fig. 5
1891Patagornis lemoinei Moreno and Mercerat p. 58 figs. Plate XV, Fig. 4-6
1891Psilopterus australis Moreno and Mercerat p. 68
1894Pelecyornis australis Ameghino
1894Pelecyornis tubulatus Ameghino
1894Phororhacos modicus Ameghino
1894Pelecyornis tubulatus Ameghino p. 560 fig. 22
1897Staphylornis erythacus Mercerat
1897Staphylornis gallardoi Mercerat p. 233
1897Staphylornis erythacus Mercerat p. 235
1933Phororhacos modicus Lambrecht p. 504
1933Pelecyornis australis Lambrecht p. 505
1933Pelecyornis tubulatus Lambrecht p. 506
1933Staphylornis gallardoi Lambrecht p. 514
2003Psilopterus lemoinei Alvarenga and Holfing p. 81
2005Psilopterus lemoinei Gould and Quitmyer p. 205 figs. Table 2
2007Psilopterus lemoinei Bertelli et al. p. 415 figs. Table 2

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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
RankNameAuthor
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
Tetanurae
orderAvetheropoda
suborderCoelurosauria
Maniraptora
Paraves
classAves
suborderCariamaeFürbringer 1888
familyPhorusrhacidae()
subfamilyPsilopterinae(Dolgopol de Saez 1927)
genusPsilopterus
specieslemoinei()

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