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Uluops uluops

Reptilia - Testudines

Taxonomy
Uluops uluops was named by Carpenter and Bakker (1990). Its type specimen is CPS 100, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Main Breakfast Bench Quarry, which is in a Tithonian deltaic sandstone/mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Uluops.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Uluops uluops Carpenter and Bakker pp. 3-4 fig. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
Testudinata(Oppel 1811)
orderTestudinesBatsch 1788
Paracryptodira
genusUluops
speciesuluops

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