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Orenburgia

Reptilia - Procolophonidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Orenburgia Ivakhnenko p. 92
1983Orenburgia Ivakhnenko p. 131
1988Orenburgia Carroll
1991Orenburgia Novikov p. 74
1991Lestanshoria Novikov p. 82
1991Samaria Novikov p. 82
1992Insulophon Novikov p. 134
1992Insulophon Novikov and Orlov p. 134
2000Orenburgia Spencer and Benton p. 170
2008Insulophon Ivakhnenko
2008Lestanshoria Ivakhnenko
2008Orenburgia Ivakhnenko
2008Samaria Ivakhnenko

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassParareptilia
Procolophonomorpha()
Procolophonia()
superfamilyProcolophonoidea
familyProcolophonidae
subfamilyProcolophoninae
genusOrenburgia

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
I. V. Novikov and A. N. Orlov 1992 (Insulophon)Translated [Skull rounded-triangular, without sculpturing, woth concave lateral edges. Orbitae strongly expanded posteriorly. Malar arch slender, relatively long. Temporal notch large. Quadratojugals without lateral process. Palate longitudinally flattened, bearing four short tooth rows. Interpterygoidal vacuity narrow. Flange of pterygoid directed downwards by one third of the height of the skull. Pterygoid-quadrate margin of subtemporal window straight. Seven teeth on maxillary, of which at least the four posteriormost ones are molariforms. Dentary low, bearing at least four, relatively small molariforms whose height decrease successively posteriorly. Crowns of the latter ones are slightly expanded transversally. Greatest width is at half level of half of the tooth's height. All teeth acrodont. Adductor fossa of mandible narrow. Coronoid process strongly lexpanded transversally.