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Arctosaurus osborni

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Taxonomy
Arctosaurus osborni was named by Adams (1875). Its type specimen is NMI 62 1971, a set of vertebrae, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Rendezvous Mountain, Cameron Island, which is in a Triassic terrestrial sandstone in the Heiberg Formation of Canada. It is the type species of Arctosaurus.

It was considered a nomen vanum by Welles (1984); it was considered a nomen dubium by Nesbitt et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Arctosaurus osborni Adams p. 179 fig. 1
1877Arctosaurus osborni Adams p. 316
1889Arctosaurus osborni Lydekker pp. 352-353
1902Arctosaurus osborni Hay p. 492
1902Arctosaurus osborni Huene
1905Arctosaurus osborni Lambe p. 26
1970Arctosaurus osborni Steel p. 44
1976Arctosaurus osborni Galton and Cluver pp. 150-151 fig. 13
2016Arctosaurus osborni Sues

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
genusArctosaurus
speciesosborni

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