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Lestophis

Reptilia - Squamata - Rhineuridae

Taxonomy
Lestophis was named by Marsh (1885). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Rhineurinae by Hecht (1959); and to Rhineuridae by Estes (1983) and Carroll (1988).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Limnophis Marsh pp. 326, 329
1885Lestophis Marsh
1959Lestophis Hecht p. 136
1983Lestophis Estes
1988Lestophis Carroll

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
infraorderAmphisbaeniaGray 1844
Rhineuroidea
familyRhineuridaeVanzolini 1951
genusLestophisMarsh 1885

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