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Bathignathus watsoni

- Brachyopidae

Taxonomy
Batrachosuchus watsoni was named by Haughton (1925). Its type specimen is BMNH R3589, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Bathignathus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Batrachosuchus browni by Warren and Marsicano (2000); it was recombined as Bathignathus watsoni by Damiani and Jeannot (2002) and Damiani and Rubidge (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Batrachosuchus watsoni Haughton p. 257
2002Bathignathus watsoni Damiani and Jeannot p. 60
2003Bathignathus watsoni Damiani and Rubidge p. 25

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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
genusBathignathus
specieswatsoni()

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