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Bishops

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Bishops Rich et al. pp. 1-10 figs. 1-4
2002Bishops Rich p. 14
2004Bishops Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 206-207 fig. 6.2
2005Bishops Martin and Rauhut

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
AustralosphenidaLuo et al. 2001
genusBishops

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
T. H. Rich et al. 2001Distinguished from Ausktribosphenos by the M2 being markedly larger than the M1 in length and width rather than being subequal or noticeably smaller; lower molars niticeably more exaenodont (base of the crown significantly lower on labial than lingual side of tooth), and a less extensive precingulid; internal mandibular groove that cannot be differentiated into Meckelian and surangular grooves and is shallower and less extensive than those structures; mandibular foramen closer to the ventral margin of the mandible; and abscence of facets for the coronoid and surangular bones.