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Dicothodon cifellii

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Taxonomy
Dicothodon cifellii was named by Nydam et al. (2007). Its type specimen is UMNH VP 7371, a tooth (posterior tooth), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Smoky Hollow Member, UMNH VP Loc. 97, which is in a Turonian pond siltstone in the Straight Cliffs Formation of Utah.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Dicothodon cifellii Nydam et al. p. 540 fig. 2

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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
speciescifellii

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