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Elph borealis

- Dicynodontidae

Taxonomy
Elph borealis was named by Kurkin (1999). Its type specimen is PIN 2353/37, a partial skull (missing part of the premaxilla, zygomatic arches, right quadrate and postdentary part of mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Zavrazhye locality, PIN 2353, 2356, which is in a Severodvinian/Vyatkian terrestrial horizon in the Salarevo Formation of the Russian Federation. It is the type species of Elph.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Elph borealis Kurkin p. 90 figs. 1, 2
2003Elph borealis Ivakhnenko
2008Elph borealis Ivakhnenko

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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()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
familyDicynodontidaeOwen 1859
genusElph
speciesborealis

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