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Aloposaurus gracilis

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Taxonomy
Aloposaurus gracilis was named by Broom (1910). Its type specimen is AMNH 5317, a partial skull (Incomplete and crushed skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kuilspoort, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Aloposaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Aloposaurus gracilis Broom
1913Aloposaurus gracilis Broom
1989Aloposaurus gracilis Sigogneau-Russell

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
orderTheromorpha
Eotherapsida()
superorderDinomorpha
orderGorgodontia
suborderGorgonopsia
familyGorgonopidae(Lydekker 1890)
subfamilyGorgonopsinaeSigogneau-Russell 1970
genusAloposaurusBroom 1910
speciesgracilisBroom 1910

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