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Cherminotus longifrons

Reptilia - Squamata - Varanidae

Taxonomy
Cherminotus longifrons was named by Borsuk-Bialynicka (1984). Its type specimen is ZPal MgR-III/59, a skull, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Khermin Tsav II, Middle Red Beds [PMPE], which is in a Campanian terrestrial sandstone in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Cherminotus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Cherminotus longifrons Borsuk-Bialynicka p. 61 figs. 4, 9, 17
2000Cherminotus longifrons Gao and Norell p. 95

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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
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
suborderAnguimorphaFürbringer 1900
Anguiformes
infraorderPlatynotaBaur 1890
superfamilyVaranoideaGray 1827
familyVaranidaeHardwicke and Gray 1824
genusCherminotusBorsuk-Bialynicka 1984
specieslongifrons

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