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Batrachosuchus browni

- Brachyopidae

Taxonomy
Batrachosuchus browni was named by Broom (1903). Its type specimen is SAM 5868, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Aliwal North Area, which is in an Anisian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa. It is the type species of Batrachosuchus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Batrachosuchus browni Broom p. 501 figs. 1, 2
1925Batrachosuchus browni Haughton p. 256
2000Batrachosuchus browni Warren and Marsicano p. 465
2003Batrachosuchus browni Damiani and Rubidge p. 23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
familyBrachyopidae
genusBatrachosuchus
speciesbrowni

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