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Uatchitodon kroehleri

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Taxonomy
Uatchitodon kroehleri was named by Sues (1991). Its type specimen is USNM 448611, a tooth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tomahawk locality, USNM 39981, which is in a Carnian lacustrine - small mudstone in the Vinita Formation of Virginia. It is the type species of Uatchitodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Uatchitodon kroehleri Sues p. 142 fig. 1
2010Uatchitodon kroehleri Mitchell et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
genusUatchitodon
specieskroehleri

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. S. Mitchell et al. 2010tooth crowns strongly compressed labiolingually and with median infoldings that are open along >20% of the infolding’s height, creating mostly open channels that lack discrete apertures along the lingual and labial surfaces of the crown