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Necrosaurus cayluxi

Reptilia - Squamata - Necrosauridae

Taxonomy
Necrosaurus cayluxi was named by Filhol (1873). Its type specimen is MNHN specimen figured by Filhol 1877 pl. 26 fig. 434 - lost? (dentary) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Phosphorites du Quercy (for taxa with non-specific locality data), which is in an Eocene/Miocene terrestrial phosphorite in the Quercy Phosphorites Formation of France. It is the type species of Necrosaurus.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Necrosaurus cayluxi Filhol

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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
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
suborderAnguimorphaFürbringer 1900
familyNecrosauridaeHoffstetter 1943
genusNecrosaurusFilhol 1876
speciescayluxiFilhol 1873

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