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Rhabdopelix longispinis Cope 1866 (archosauromorph)

Reptilia - Eosuchia

PaleoDB taxon number: 179137

Alternative combinations: Pterodactylus longispinis, Pterodactylus longispinus

Full reference: E. D. Cope. 1866. [On the Mesozoic Red Sandstone of Pennsylvania]. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 18:290

Belongs to Archosauromorpha according to P. E. Olsen 1980

Sister taxa: Aenigmastropheus, Arctosaurus, Chasmatosuchus vjushkovi, Crocopoda, Czatkowiella, Elessaurus, Exilisuchus, Exilisuchus tubercularis, Gwyneddosaurus, Helveticosauroidea, Jesairosaurus, Mecistotrachelos, Megalancosauridae, Ocolurtaia, Ocolurtaia arquata, Prolacertiformes, Protorosauria, Protorosaurus, Tanystropheidae, Teraterpetidae, Teyujagua, Trilophosauridae

Type specimen: Its type locality is Gwynedd, which is in a Norian terrestrial claystone in the Lockatong Formation of Pennsylvania

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