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Najash

Reptilia - Squamata

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Najash Apestiguía and Zaher p. 1037 figs. 1-2
2010Najash Wilson et al. p. 6
2012Najash Longrich et al.
2013Najash Palci 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
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
suborderOphidia(Latreille 1804)
genusNajash

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
S. Apestiguía and H. Zaher 2006"A snake with a strongly concave ventral surface of the parasphenoid rostrum, forming a deep and straight gutter; two sacral vertebrae present; single large parazygantral foramen on each side of neural arch; proximal caudal vertebrae with blunt haemapophyses; robust femora with a large trocanter (pg. 1037"
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Early/Lower Cenomanian or 99.60000 to 93.50000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Cenomanian99.6 - 93.5Argentina (Río Negro) N. rionegrina (55364)