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Ornithosuchus woodwardi

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Taxonomy
Ornithosuchus woodwardi was named by Newton (1894). It is not extant. Its type specimen is NHMUK PV R2409–2410, a skeleton. Its type locality is Spynie main quarry (quarry 3), near Elgin, which is in a Carnian/Norian dune sandstone in the Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was synonymized subjectively with Ornithosuchus longidens by Walker (1964).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Ornithosuchus woodwardi Newton
1913Ornithosuchus woodwardi Broom p. 624
1913Ornithosuchus taylori Broom p. 625 figs. Pl. 77:11
1922Ornithosuchus taylori Huene p. 22
1922Ornithosuchus woodwardi Huene p. 22
2016Ornithosuchus woodwardi von Baczko and Ezcurra

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
Ornithosuchidae(Huene 1908)
genusOrnithosuchusNewton 1894
specieswoodwardi

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