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Gilmoreteius ferrugenous

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Taxonomy
Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous was named by Gilmore (1943). Its type specimen is AMNH 6520, a partial skeleton (Incomplete skull and part of the right ramus), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shabarakh Usu (AMNH loc. 12049), which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone in the Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.

It was recombined as Gilmoreteius ferrugenous by Langer (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1943Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous Gilmore pp. 362-364 figs. 1-2
1975Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous Sulimski p. 28
1983Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous Estes p. 83
1991Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous Gao and Fox
1998Gilmoreteius ferrugenous Langer p. 16
2000Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous Alifanov p. 373
2000Macrocephalosaurus ferrugenous Gao and Norell p. 70

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
PolyglyphanodontiaAlifanov 2000
familyPolyglyphanodontidaeGilmore 1942
genusGilmoreteius
speciesferrugenous()

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