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Macelognathus vagans

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Taxonomy
Macelognathus vagans was named by Marsh (1884) [Type locality: Quarry 9, SW 1/4 Section 12, Township 22N, Range 77W, Como Bluff, Albany County, Wyoming, USA]. Its type specimen is YPM 1415, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Macelognathus vagans Marsh p. 341
1902Macelognathus vagans Hay p. 505
1964Macelognathus vagans Kuhn p. 7
1971Macelognathus vagans Ostrom
1989Macelognathus vagans Norell and Storrs
2005Macelognathus vagans Gohlich et al.
2013Macelognathus vagans Irmis et al.
2017Macelognathus vagans Leardi et al. p. 5

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Paracrocodylomorpha
Loricata(Merrem 1820)
Crocodylomorpha()
genusMacelognathus
speciesvagans

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