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Lophorhinus willodenensis

Taxonomy
Lophorhinus willodenensis was named by Sidor and Smith (2007). Its type specimen is SAM-PK-K6655, a partial skull (anterior half of skull lacking lower jaws and most of palate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Willodene Farm, Locality 12, which is in a Wuchiapingian crevasse splay siltstone/mudstone in the Teekloof Formation of South Africa. It is the type species of Lophorhinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Lophorhinus willodenensis Sidor and Smith p. 422 figs. 3-6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderBiarmosuchia
Burnetiamorpha(Broom 1923)
genusLophorhinus
specieswillodenensis

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: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Wuchiapingian or 259.90000 to 254.17000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Western Cape) Lophorhinus willodenensis (type locality: 86276)