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Saurosternon bainii

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Saurosternon bainii was named by Huxley (1868). Its type specimen is BMNH R1234, a set of postcrania (postcranial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Stylkrantz, Sniewe Berg (Dicynodon AZ), which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial sandstone in South Africa. It is the type species of Saurosternon.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Saurosternon bainii Huxley
1913Saurosternon baini Broom
1983Saurosternon bainii Estes p. 15 fig. 2

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
genusSaurosternon
speciesbainii

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