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Dakotasaurus browni

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Taxonomy
Dakotasaurus browni was named by Branson and Mehl (1932). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is UM 594 VP, a footprint, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is tracksite, 3 miles south of Lander, which is in an Albian/Cenomanian terrestrial sandstone in the Dakota Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Dakotasaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Dakotasaurus browni Branson and Mehl
1958Dakotasaurus browni Kuhn p. 27
1963Dakotasaurus browni Kuhn p. 106

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
RankNameAuthor
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
genusDakotasaurus
speciesbrowni

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