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Pelorosaurus conybeari

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Taxonomy
Cetiosaurus conybeari was named by Melville (1849) [humerus (BMNH 28626) made type of Pelorosaurus, but the caudals are the type of the species C. conybeari.]. Its type specimen is BMNH 28626, a set of vertebrae (caudal vertebrae), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cuckfield Quarry, Tilgate, which is in a Valanginian/Hauterivian terrestrial sandstone in the Tunbridge Wells Sand Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Pelorosaurus conybeari by Mantell (1850), Mantell (1850), Mantell (1851), Gervais (1852), Mantell (1852), Mantell (1852), Owen (1859), Lydekker (1888), Lydekker (1889), Woodward and Sherborn (1890), Lydekker (1893), Lydekker (1893), Sauvage (1900), Sauvage (1902), Huene (1927), Tatarinov (1964), Steel (1970), McIntosh (1990), Cheevely and Chapman (1992), Norman (1997), Blows (1998) and Upchurch et al. (2004); it was misspelled as Pelorosaurus conybearei by Mantell (1851) and Gervais (1859); it was considered a nomen vanum by Blows (1995); it was misspelled as Pelorosaurus conybearei by Royo-Torres et al. (2006); it was synonymized objectively with Cetiosaurus brevis by Owen (1859), Blows (1998) and Naish and Martill (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Cetiosaurus conybeari Melville p. 297
1850Pelorosaurus conybeari Mantell p. 128
1851Pelorosaurus conybearei Mantell p. 330
1851Pelorosaurus conybeari Mantell p. 921
1852Pelorosaurus conybeari Gervais pp. 9 (v3)
1852Pelorosaurus conybeari Mantell
1859Pelorosaurus conybearei Gervais p. 468
1859Pelorosaurus conybeari Owen pp. 38-39
1888Pelorosaurus conybeari Lydekker p. 145
1889Pelorosaurus conybeari Lydekker p. 325
1890Pelorosaurus conybeari Woodward and Sherborn p. 263
1893Pelorosaurus conybeari Lydekker p. 276
1900Pelorosaurus conybeari Sauvage p. 504
1902Pelorosaurus conybeari Sauvage p. 411
1927Pelorosaurus conybeari Huene p. 446
1964Pelorosaurus conybeari Tatarinov p. 547
1970Pelorosaurus conybeari Steel p. 68
1990Pelorosaurus conybeari McIntosh p. 383
1992Pelorosaurus conybeari Cheevely and Chapman p. 349
1997Pelorosaurus conybeari Norman p. 784
1998Pelorosaurus conybeari Blows p. 34
2004Pelorosaurus conybeari Upchurch et al. p. 266
2006Pelorosaurus conybearei Royo-Torres et al. figs. Table S2

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
genusPelorosaurus
speciesconybeari()

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