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Xenobrachyops allos

- Brachyopidae

Taxonomy
Brachyops allos was named by Howie (1972). Its type specimen is QM F6572, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Duckworth Creek, SW of Bluff, QML 215, which is in an Induan terrestrial mudstone in the Arcadia Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Xenobrachyops.

It was recombined as Xenobrachyops allos by Warren and Hutchinson (1983) and Warren and Marsicano (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Brachyops allos Howie p. 270
1983Xenobrachyops allos Warren and Hutchinson p. 59
2000Xenobrachyops allos Warren and Marsicano p. 468

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
familyBrachyopidae
genusXenobrachyops
speciesallos()

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