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Watsonisuchus

Taxonomy
Watsonisuchus was named by Ochev (1966). It is not extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Kestrosaurus by Shishkin et al. (2004).

It was assigned to Mastodonsauridae by Damiani (2001), Steyer (2003) and Damiani and Rubidge (2003); and to Capitosauria by Schoch (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Watsonisuchus Ochev
1972Parotosaurus wadei Cosgriff p. 546 figs. Pl. 1, figs. 1,2
2001Watsonisuchus Damiani p. 425
2003Watsonisuchus Damiani and Rubidge p. 27
2003Watsonisuchus Steyer p. 545
2013Watsonisuchus Schoch

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Capitosauria
genusWatsonisuchusOchev 1966

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