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Brachyops laticeps

- Brachyopidae

Taxonomy
Brachyops laticeps was named by Owen (1855). Its type specimen is BMNH R4414, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mangali, Wardha valley, which is in a Triassic terrestrial horizon in the Kamthi Formation of India. It is the type species of Brachyops.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Brachyops laticeps Owen p. 463
1855Brachyops laticeps Owen p. 39
2000Brachyops laticeps Warren and Marsicano p. 464

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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
genusBrachyops
specieslaticeps

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