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Eocyclotosaurus randalli

Taxonomy
Cyclotosaurus randalli was named by Welles (1947). Its type specimen is UCMP 36188, a partial skull ( a circumotic fragment of a skull roof), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Holbrook quarry, UCMP V3922, which is in an Aegean/Bithynian fine channel fill siltstone in the Moenkopi Formation of Arizona.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Schoch and Milner (2000); it was recombined as Eocyclotosaurus randalli by Damiani (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Cyclotosaurus randalli Welles pp. 257-265 figs. 11-15
2001Eocyclotosaurus randalli Damiani p. 393

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Capitosauria
Capitosauroidea()
genusEocyclotosaurusOrtlam 1970
speciesrandalli()

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