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Dicothodon moorensis

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Taxonomy
Dicothodon moorensis was named by Nydam (1999). Its type specimen is OMNH 29771, a mandible (dentary fragment with one complete tooth and the broken base of another tooth), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Mussentuchit (OMNH V239), which is in an Albian/Cenomanian terrestrial horizon in the Cedar Mountain Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Dicothodon moorensis Nydam
2002Dicothodon moorensis Nydam p. 651
2007Dicothodon moorensis Nydam et al. p. 540

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
RankNameAuthor
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
PolyglyphanodontiaAlifanov 2000
familyPolyglyphanodontidaeGilmore 1942
Polyglyphanodontini
genusDicothodon
speciesmoorensis

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