†unranked clade Rhachiocephalidae Maisch 2000 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Cryptodontidae

Full reference: M. W. Maisch. 2000. Observations on Karoo vertebrates. Part 1. The taxonomic status of Rhachiocephalus usiliensis (von Huene, 1942)(Therapsida, Dicynodontia) from the Upper Permian Kawinga Formation of Tanzania. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie - Monatshefte 1:15-28

Parent taxon: Cryptodontia according to C. F. Kammerer and K. D. Angielczyk 2009

See also Maisch 2000

Sister taxa: Daqingshanodon, Geikiidae, Keyseria, Oudenodontidae

Subtaxa: Dicynodon tealei Kitchinganomodon Rhachiocephalus

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Ecology: herbivore

Distribution:

• Permian of South Africa (15 collections), Tanzania (4), Zambia (1)

Total: 20 collections including 25 occurrences

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