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Kapes bentoni

Reptilia - Procolophonidae

Taxonomy
Kapes bentoni was named by Spencer and Storrs (2002). Its type specimen is BRSUG 26185, a partial skull (associated left and right maxillae with attached fragmentary premaxillae, left and right mandibular rami, including a right splenial, and fragments of palate), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is western end of Salcombe Hill Cliff, Sidmouth, which is in an Anisian fluvial-lacustrine horizon in the Otter Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Kapes bentoni Spencer and Storrs p. 449 figs. 1-6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
superfamilyProcolophonoidea
familyProcolophonidae
subfamilyLeptopleuroninaeIvakhnenko 1979
genusKapes
speciesbentoni

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