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Dicothodon bajaensis

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Taxonomy
Polyglyphanodon bajaensis was named by Nydam (1999). Its type specimen is IGM 6965, a tooth (posterior tooth), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is El Rosario, which is in a Campanian terrestrial horizon in the El Gallo Formation of Mexico.

It was recombined as Dicothodon bajaensis by Nydam et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Polyglyphanodon bajaensis Nydam p. 307
2007Dicothodon bajaensis Nydam et al. p. 542

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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
speciesbajaensis()

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