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Sinobrachyops placenticephalus

- Brachyopidae

Taxonomy
Sinobrachyops placenticephalus was named by Dong (1985). Its type specimen is ZDM 1, a partial skeleton (Skull, mandibles & several vertebrae), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dashanpu Dinosaur Quarry [Xiashaximiao Fm.], which is in an Oxfordian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Shaximiao Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Sinobrachyops placenticephalus Dong
2000Sinobrachyops placenticephalus Shishkin p. 299
2000Sinobrachyops placenticephalus Warren and Marsicano p. 469

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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
genusSinobrachyops
speciesplacenticephalus

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