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Kitchingnathus

Reptilia - Procolophonidae

Taxonomy
Kitchingnathus was named by Cisneros (2008). It is not extant. Its type is Kitchingnathus untabeni.

It was assigned to Procolophonidae by Cisneros (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Kitchingnathus Cisneros p. 127 fig. 5

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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
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
superfamilyProcolophonoidea
familyProcolophonidae
genusKitchingnathus

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
J. C. Cisneros 2008(1) At least nine upper and eight lower, chisel-like, small bicuspid
molariforms, with labial cusps taller and thinner than lingual cusps; and (2) a long posterior process of the maxilla that extends along the rim of the subtemporal emargination as much as the quadratojugal.