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Candelariodon

Taxonomy
Candelariodon was named by de Oliveira et al. (2011). Its type is Candelariodon barberenai. It was considered monophyletic by de Oliveira et al. (2011).

It was assigned to Eucynodontia by de Oliveira et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Candelariodon de Oliveira et al. p. 22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
genusCandelariodon

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
T. V. de Oliveira et al. 2011As for type and only species: eucynodont with the following combination of characters: dentary without angular process; large coronoid process of the dentary overlapping laterally to the most distal postcanines; wide masseteric fossa; fused mandibular symphysis; splenial present but reduced (not vestigial); large distal lower incisor taller than postcanines; incisor margins without any kind of serration or denticulation; lower canine large or very large (broken at base); alveoli for eight postcanines (pc); pc1 and 2 apparently with 2 cusps, a (main) and c (distal accessory); pc3 and 4 buccolingually expanded with 3 cusps, a, c, and d (lingual accessory); pc4 with two small mesiolingual cingular cusps; pc5 buccolingually expanded, with cusps organized in buccal and lingual rows separated by shallow occlusal basin, each with four low cusps; maxillary postcanine sectorial, with four mesiodistally aligned cusps (B, A, C, and D) and two small mesiobuccal cingular cusps.