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Basilodon woodwardi

Taxonomy
Dicynodon woodwardi was named by Broom (1913). Its type specimen is MMMK 4166, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is New Bethesda Commonage, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in the Balfour Formation of South Africa.

It was recombined as Basilodon woodwardi by Kammerer et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1913Dicynodon woodwardi Broom p. 136 figs. 151, 161
1921Dicynodon woodwardi Broom
1936Dicynodon microdon Broom
1940Dicynodon calverleyi Broom
1941Dicynodon weatherbyi Broom
2011Basilodon woodwardi Kammerer et al. p. 136

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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)
Bidentalia()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
genusBasilodon
specieswoodwardi(Broom 1913)

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