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Titanosaurus blanfordi

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Taxonomy
Titanosaurus blanfordi was named by Lydekker (1879). Its type specimen is GSI IM K27/501, a set of postcrania, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pisdura Hill (claystone), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial claystone in the Lameta Formation of India.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Wilson and Upchurch (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Titanosaurus blanfordi Lydekker p. 23
1880Titanosaurus blanfordi Lydekker p. 18–19
1883Titanosaurus blanfordi Lydekker p. 66
1885Titanosaurus blanfordi Lydekker p. 37
1887Titanosaurus blanfordi Lydekker pp. 66-67
1896Titanosaurus blanfordi Depéret p. 187
1921Titanosaurus blanfordi Matley p. 156
1924Titanosaurus blanfordi Das Gupta p. 164
1927Titanosaurus blanfordi Huene p. 267
1929Titanosaurus blanfordi Huene p. 87
1931Titanosaurus blanfordi Matley p. 280
1932Titanosaurus blanfordi Stromer p. 5
1933Titanosaurus blanfordi Huene and Matley p. 37
1957Titanosaurus blanfordi Lapparent p. 112
1970Titanosaurus blanfordi Steel p. 77
1976Titanosaurus blanfordi Russell et al.
1989Titanosaurus blanfordi Jain p. 99
1990Titanosaurus blanfordi McIntosh p. 350
1995Titanosaurus blanfordi Hunt et al. pp. 265-266
1996Titanosaurus blanfordi Mohabey p. 367
1996Titanosaurus blandfordi Mohabey and Udhoji p. 354
1999Titanosaurus blanfordi Prasad and Sahni p. 379
2001Titanosaurus blanfordi Mohabey p. 482
2001Titanosaurus blandfordi Mohabey p. 605
2003Titanosaurus blanfordi Khosla and Sahni p. 900
2004Titanosaurus blanfordi Upchurch et al. p. 270
2005Titanosaurus blanfordi Mohabey p. 469
2007Titanosaurus blanfordi Malkani
2013Titanosaurus blanfordi Mohabey et al. pp. 34-36

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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
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
RankNameAuthor
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Saurischia()
Eusaurischia
Sauropodomorpha(Huene 1932)
Massopoda
Sauropodiformes
Sauropoda()
Eusauropoda
Neosauropoda
Macronaria
Titanosauriformes
Somphospondyli
Titanosauria
EutitanosauriaSanz et al. 1999
Lithostrotia
genusTitanosaurus
speciesblanfordi

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