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Mandagomphodon hirschsoni

- Traversodontidae

Taxonomy
Scalenodon hirschsoni was named by Crompton (1972). Its type specimen is BMNH R8577, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is U12, 0.5 km north Hita stream, which is in an Anisian terrestrial horizon in the Manda Beds Formation of Tanzania. It is the type species of Mandagomphodon.

It was recombined as Mandagomphodon hirschsoni by Hopson (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Scalenodon hirschsoni Crompton p. 43
2013Mandagomphodon hirschsoni Hopson p. 235

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
suborderGomphodontiaSeeley 1895
familyTraversodontidaeHuene 1936
genusMandagomphodon
specieshirschsoni()

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