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Albionbatrachus wightensis

Salientia - Palaeobatrachidae

Taxonomy
Albionbatrachus wightensis was named by Meszoely et al. (1984). Its type specimen is MCZ 8784, an other (nearly complete frontoparietal bone), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Headon Hill HH2, Lower Headon Beds, Isle of Wight, which is in an Eocene marine claystone/claystone in the Lower Headon Beds Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Albionbatrachus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Albionbatrachus wightensis Meszoely et al. pp. 143-144 figs. 1-4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderSalientia
orderAnura()
XenoanuraSavage 1973
PipimorphaFord and Cannatella 1993
familyPalaeobatrachidaeCope 1865
genusAlbionbatrachus
specieswightensis

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