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Ausktribosphenos nyktos

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Taxonomy
Ausktribosphenos nyktos was named by Rich et al. (1997). Its type specimen is MSC 007, a mandible (mandible with three teeth), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Flat Rocks, Bunurong Marine Park, which is in an Aptian fluvial sandstone/conglomerate in the Wonthaggi Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Ausktribosphenos.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1997Ausktribosphenos nyktos Rich et al. p. 1439 figs. 2-3
1998Ausktribosphenos nyktos Kool et al. p. 4
1999Ausktribosphenos nyktos Kool et al. p. 5
2000Ausktribosphenos nyktos Kool et al. p. 11
2001Ausktribosphenos nyktos Rich p. 14
2002Ausktribosphenos nyktos Rich p. 14
2004Ausktribosphenos nyktos Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 206-207

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

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