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Vulcanodon karibaensis

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Taxonomy
Vulcanodon karibaensis was named by Raath (1972). Its type specimen is QG24, a set of postcrania, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lake Kariba Island 126/127, which is in a Sinemurian/Pliensbachian terrestrial sandstone in the Forest Sandstone Formation of Zimbabwe.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Vulcanodon karibaensis Raath
1979Vulcanodon karibaensis Jain et al. p. 206
1986Vulcanodon karibaensis Bonaparte p. 249
1990Vulcanodon karibaensis McIntosh p. 346
1995Vulcanodon karibaensis Upchurch p. 370
1997Vulcanodon karibaensis Salgado et al. p. 5
1998Vulcanodon karibaensis Wilson and Sereno p. 8
2002Vulcanodon karibaensis Wilson p. 271
2003Vulcanodon karibaensis Avanzini et al. p. 190
2003Vulcanodon karibaensis Bandyopadhyay et al. p. 31A
2004Vulcanodon karibaensis Upchurch et al. p. 261
2004Vulcanodon karibaensis de Almeida et al. p. 242
2006Vulcanodon karibaensis Moser et al. p. 44
2007Vulcanodon karibaensis Upchurch et al. p. 76
2008Vulcanodon karibaensis Allain and Aquesbi p. 400
2009Vulcanodon karibaensis Barrett p. 1032
2009Vulcanodon karibaensis Lü et al. p. 54
2009Vulcanodon karibaensis Pienkowski et al. p. 461
2010Vulcanodon karibaensis Bandyopadhyay et al. p. 535
2014Vulcanodon karibaensis Mocho et al.

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
genusVulcanodon
specieskaribaensis

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