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Exaeretodon major

- Traversodontidae

Taxonomy
Traversodon major was named by Huene (1936) [Originally listed as Traversodon (?) major.]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Cynodontier-Sanga (Fundgruppe 1069), Chiniquá, which is in a Ladinian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Maria Formation of Brazil.

It was recombined as Exaeretodon major by Barbarena (1974).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Traversodon major Huene p. 146 figs. 27; Pl. 17:9-11
1974Exaeretodon major Barbarena pp. 141-144

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
suborderGomphodontiaSeeley 1895
familyTraversodontidaeHuene 1936
genusExaeretodonCabrera 1943
speciesmajor()

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