Cynognathus Seeley 1895 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

Synonyms: Cynidiognathus Haughton 1922, Karoomys Broom 1903

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1895. Researches on the Structure, Organization, and Classification of the Fossil Reptilia. Part IX, Section 5. On the Skeleton in New Cynodontia from the Karroo Rocks. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 186:59-148

Parent taxon: Galesauria according to J. F. Bonaparte 2012

See also Broom 1913, Carroll 1988, Hopson and Kitching 1972, Kitching 1977 and Seeley 1895

Sister taxa: Galesaurus, Probainognathus, Probelesodon, Thrinaxodon

Subtaxa: Cynognathus crateronotus Cynognathus seeleyi

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Triassic of Antarctica (1 collection), Argentina (1), Namibia (3), South Africa (9), Tanzania (1), Zambia (1)

Total: 16 collections including 19 occurrences

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