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Published: 2022-08-19

Addition to “The Phylogenetics of Teleosauroidea (Crocodylomorpha; Thalattosuchia) and Implications for Their Ecology and Evolution”

Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde, Rosenstein 1; (2), 70191 Stuttgart, Germany;
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Michela M. Johnson

I am a postdoctoral researcher in vertebrate palaeontology at the Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde Stuttgart. I completed my PhD at the University of Edinburgh (UK) in 2019. My work focuses on Teleosauroidea, a group of Jurassic crocodylomorphs; I study their anatomy, taxonomy, phylogenetics, ecology, ontogeny and evolution. 

School of GeoSciences, Grant Institute, James Hutton Road, The King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3FE, UK;
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Mark T. Young

Postdoctoral researcher in the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh. Also and honorary member of the LWL-Museum für Naturkunde, Münster.

5 villa Jeanne d’Arc, 92340 Bourg-la-Reine, France;
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Arnaud Brignon

An expert in French palaeontological taxonomic history. 

School of GeoSciences, Grant Institute, James Hutton Road, The King’s Buildings, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9 3FE, UK. National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF, UK;
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Stephen L. Brusatte

Vertebrate palaeontologist and professor in the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh.  

Aeolodontinae Aeolodontini registration

Abstract

Johnson et al. (2020a) provided a comprehensive overview of Teleosauroidea, a diverse group of Mesozoic crocodylomorphs that lived in freshwater-to-marine ecosystems across the world.  Johnson et al. (2020a) performed numerous phylogenetic analyses on Teleosauroidea and used them to establish a new taxonomic framework for this long-neglected clade. However, therein the numerous new teleosauroid clades were not properly registered in accordance with the International Code of Phylogenetic Nomenclature (PhyloCode). Herein we correct this error. We also replace the clade name Aeolodontinae with Aeolodontini, to ensure we do not inadvertently create two different names for this clade under the PhyloCode and the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.

 

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