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Zanclodon laevis Plieninger 1846 (archosauromorph)

Reptilia - Eosuchia

PaleoDB taxon number: 65088

Alternative combinations: Smilodon laevis, Zanclodon levis

Synonyms: Plateosaurus plieningeri Fraas 1896 [objective synonym] (no. 110882), Zanclodon plieningeri Fraas 1896 [objective synonym] (no. 64681)

Full reference: T. Plieninger. 1846. Über ein neues Sauriergenus und die Einreihung der Saurier mit flachen, schneidenden Zähnen in Eine Familie [On a new saurian genus and incorporating the saurian with flat, cutting teeth into a family]. Jahreshefte des Vereins für Vaterländische Naturkunde in Württemberg 2:148-154

Belongs to Zanclodon according to R. R. Schoch 2011

Sister taxa: Zanclodon arenaceus, Zanclodon crenatus, Zanclodon quenstedti, Zanclodon schutzii, Zanclodon subcylindrodon

Type specimens:

  • Zanclodon laevis: SMNS 6045, a maxilla. Its type locality is Swäbisch Hall, Gaildorf, which is in a Ladinian terrestrial horizon in the Erfurt Formation of Germany.
  • Plateosaurus plieningeri: SMNS 6045, a set of postcrania. Its type locality is Swäbisch Hall, Gaildorf, which is in a Ladinian terrestrial horizon in the Erfurt Formation of Germany.

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