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Stanocephalosaurus pronus

- Paracyclotosauridae

Taxonomy
Parotosaurus pronus was named by Howie (1970). Its type specimen is UMZC T.288, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is B9, west of Mkongoleko, which is in an Anisian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Manda Beds Formation of Tanzania.

It was recombined as Eryosuchus pronus by Damiani (2001); it was recombined as Stanocephalosaurus pronus by Peecook et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1970Parotosaurus pronus Howie
2001Eryosuchus pronus Damiani p. 406
2018Stanocephalosaurus pronus Peecook et al. p. 146

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

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