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Ornithopsis leedsii

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Ornithopsis leedsii was named by Hulke (1887). Its type specimen is BMNH R1984-1988, a set of postcrania (pelvis), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is gas-works well, Peterborough, which is in a Callovian marine claystone/sandstone in the Oxford Clay Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Pelorosaurus leedsii by Olshevsky (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Ornithopsis leedsii Hulke p. 375 fig. 1
1888Ornithopsis leedsii Mansel-Pleydell p. 39
2000Pelorosaurus leedsii Olshevsky p. 123

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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
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
genusOrnithopsis
speciesleedsii

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