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Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis

Reptilia - Abelisauridae

Taxonomy
Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis was named by Coria and Salgado (2000). Its type specimen is MCF PVHP-35, a partial skeleton, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Aguada Grande, which is in a Cenomanian/Turonian terrestrial horizon in the Huincul Formation of Argentina. It is the type species of Ilokelesia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Coria and Salgado
2003Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Rauhut p. 33
2004Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Martínez et al. p. 578
2004Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Novas et al. p. 68
2004Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Tykoski and Rowe p. 49
2005Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Candeiro and Martinelli p. 8
2005Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Suñer et al. p. 98
2006Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Coria et al. p. 1288 fig. 6
2007Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Malkani
2007Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Sampson and Witmer p. 38
2008Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Carrano and Sampson p. 194
2008Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Sereno et al. p. 4
2011Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Juárez Valieri et al. p. 167
2012Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Candeiro and Harris p. 74
2016Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Filippi et al. p. 210
2016Ilokelesia aguadagrandensis Motta et al. p. 231

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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()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
suborderCeratosauria()
superfamilyAbelisauroidea
familyAbelisauridae
Brachyrostra
genusIlokelesia
speciesaguadagrandensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. T. Carrano and S. D. Sampson 2008Abelisauroid possessing: (1) quadrate with very reduced lateral condyle and posterior border of the articular surface formed completely from medial condyle, (2) square rather than rectangular cervical vertebra in dorsal view, (3) posterior dorsal vertebrae with ventrally concave anterior centroparapophyseal laminae and (4) distal edge of caudal transverse processes slightly concave in their middle portion (modified from Coria & Salgado 2000: 90–91).