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Quadropedia prima

Taxonomy
Quadropedia prima was named by Aldrich and Jones (1930). Its type specimen is ALMNH, an other, and it is a trace fossil. Its type locality is Galloway No. 11 Mine, which is in a Westphalian delta plain shale in the Pottsville Formation of Alabama. It is the type species of Quadropedia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Quadropedia prima Aldrich and Jones p. 53 figs. Plates 8, 15
1981Quadrupedia prima Thurmond and Jones p. 114

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
suborderSeymouriamorphaWatson 1917
genusQuadropedia
speciesprima

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:19
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Westphalian or 318.10000 to 306.95000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Westphalian318.1 - 306.95USA (Alabama) Quadropedia prima (type locality: 84135)