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Saltopus elginensis

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Taxonomy
Saltopus elginensis was named by Huene (1910). Its type specimen is NHMUK (formerly BMNH) R.3915, a partial skeleton (partial postcranial skeleton), and it is a mold. Its type locality is Lossiemouth West & East Quarries, Elgin, which is in a Carnian/Norian dune sandstone/sandstone in the Lossiemouth Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Saltopus.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Welles (1984); it was considered a nomen dubium by Rauhut and Hungerbühler (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Saltopus elginensis Huene p. 30
1914Saltopus elginensis Huene p. 12
1940Saltopus elginensis Huene p. 281
1965Saltopus elginensis Simmons p. 57
1970Saltopus elginensis Steel p. 12
1970Saltopus elginensis Swinton p. 119
1988Saltopus elginensis Paul p. 252
2004Saltopus elginensis Langer p. 27
2007Saltopus elginensis Naish and Martill p. 496
2010Saltopus elginensis Langer et al. p. 59
2011Saltopus elginensis Benton and Walker p. 287

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
genusSaltopus
specieselginensis

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