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Aelurosaurus felinus

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Taxonomy
Aelurosaurus felinus was named by Owen (1881). Its type specimen is BMNH R 339, a partial skull (Snout), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Gouph Tract, Beaufort West, which is in a Guadalupian terrestrial horizon in the Abrahamskraal Formation of South Africa.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Aelurosaurus felinus Owen
1911Aelurosaurus tenuirostris Broom p. 1077
1912Aelurosaurus striatidens Broom
1913Aelurosaurus felinus Broom
1913Aelurosaurus striatidens Broom
1934Aelurosauroides watsoni Boonstra
1934Aelurosaurus felinus Swinton p. 50
1989Aelurosaurus felinus 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
genusAelurosaurusOwen 1881
speciesfelinusOwen 1881

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