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Daptocephalus

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Daptocephalus van Hoepen
2011Daptocephalus Kammerer et al. p. 136

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Bidentalia()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
genusDaptocephalusvan Hoepen 1934

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. F. Kammerer et al. 2011A very large Permian dicynodontoid characterized by the following unique combination of characters: a steeply angled, sloping snout, anteroposteriorly short premaxilla with weakly ‘hooked’ tip, ventrally directed caniniform process, ru- gose orbital rim, squamosal with broadly rounded dorsal margin in lateral view, postfrontals exposed as thin, strap-like bones at the anteromedian edges of the postorbitals, extremely long, nar- row intertemporal bar with extremely narrow or no median ex- posure of parietals, and vertical orientation of the postorbitals in the intertemporal bar.