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Noasaurus leali

Reptilia - Noasauridae

Taxonomy
Noasaurus leali was named by Bonaparte and Powell (1980). Its type specimen is PVL 4061 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Estancia "El Brete" (PVL), which is in a Maastrichtian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Lecho Formation of Argentina. It is the type species of Noasaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Noasaurus leali Bonaparte and Powell
1984Noasaurus leali Bonaparte p. 119
1988Noasaurus leali Paul p. 285
1990Noasaurus leali Bonaparte et al. p. 34
1991Noasaurus leali Bonaparte p. 19 fig. 12
1996Noasaurus leali Bonaparte pp. 89-90
1997Noasaurus leali Novas p. 1
2002Noasaurus leali Lamanna et al. p. 63
2003Noasaurus leali Rauhut p. 33
2004Noasaurus leali Martínez et al. p. 578
2004Noasaurus leali Novas et al. p. 98 fig. 12
2004Noasaurus leali Tykoski and Rowe p. 49
2005Noasaurus leali Candeiro and Martinelli p. 9
2006Noasaurus leali Coria et al. p. 1288
2007Noasaurus leali Sampson and Witmer p. 38
2008Noasaurus leali Carrano and Sampson pp. 196-197
2009Noasaurus leali Salgado et al. p. 78
2010Noasaurus leali Agnolin and Chiarelli p. 294
2010Noasaurus leali Novas et al. p. 58
2011Noasaurus leali Carrano et al. p. 3
2012Noasaurus leali Candeiro et al. p. 326
2013Noasaurus leali Furtado et al. p. 110

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Theropoda()
Neotheropoda
AverostraPaul 2002
suborderCeratosauria()
superfamilyAbelisauroidea
familyNoasauridae
genusNoasaurus
speciesleali

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 with: (1) maxillary tooth count reduced to 10 at most, and (2) cervical neural arch with anterior epipophyseal prong (modified from Bonaparte & Powell 1980: 23–24).