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Teratosaurus suevicus

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Taxonomy
Teratosaurus suevicus was named by Meyer (1861). Its type specimen is BMNH 38646, a maxilla, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Heslach quarries, Stuttgart, "Heslacher Wand", which is in a Norian fluvial-lacustrine sandstone in the Löwenstein Formation of Germany.

It was recombined as Zanclodon suevicus by Lydekker (1888), Fraas (1896) and Fraas (1900); it was misspelled as Zanclodon suecicus by Spangenberg (1898), Huene (1905), Huene (1908), Huene (1914), Huene (1914), Huene (1915), Van Hoepen (1920), Young (1941), Walker (1964), Steel (1970), Swinton (1970), McIntosh (1981), Welles (1984), Galton (1985), Benton (1986), Parrish (1993) and Brusatte et al. (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Teratosaurus suevicus Meyer p. 172
1869Teratosaurus suevicus Dawkins p. 314
1870Teratosaurus suevicus Cope p. 90
1888Zanclodon suevicus Lydekker p. 172
1896Zanclodon suevicus Fraas p. 18
1898Zanclodon suecicus Spangenberg p. 409
1900Zanclodon suevicus Fraas p. 512
1905Teratosaurus suevicus Huene p. 348
1908Teratosaurus suevicus Huene p. 155
1914Teratosaurus suevicus Huene p. 14
1915Teratosaurus suevicus Huene p. 2
1920Teratosaurus suevicus Van Hoepen p. 118
1941Teratosaurus suviecus Young p. 50
1964Teratosaurus suevicus Walker p. 106
1970Teratosaurus suevicus Steel p. 26
1970Teratosaurus suevicus Swinton p. 138
1981Teratosaurus suevicus McIntosh p. 7
1984Teratosaurus suevicus Welles p. 176
1985Teratosaurus suevicus Galton
1986Teratosaurus suevicus Benton p. 293
1993Teratosaurus suevicus Parrish p. 302
2009Teratosaurus suevicus Brusatte et al. p. 222

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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
RankNameAuthor
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Rauisuchidae(Huene 1942)
genusTeratosaurus
speciessuevicus

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