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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Archosauromorpha
Cladus: Crurotarsi
Divisio: Archosauria
Subsectio: Ornithodira
Subtaxon: Dinosauromorpha
Cladus: Dinosauria
Ordo: Saurischia

Familia: †Herrerasauridae
Genus: †Staurikosaurus
Species: †S. pricei
Name

Staurikosaurus Colbert, 1970: 5

Type species: Staurikosaurus pricei [Colbert, 1970: 5]

Etymology: "From staurikos, of a cross, in allusion to the constellation of the Southern Cross; and saurus, lizard" [Colbert, 1970: 5]
References
Primary references

Colbert, E.H. 1970. A Saurischian Dinosaur from the Triassic of Brazil. American Museum Novitates 2405: 1–39. hdl: 2246/2615 Reference page.

Links

Staurikosaurus – Taxon details on Fossilworks.

Vernacular names
беларуская: Стаўрыказаўр

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