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Dicynodon lacerticeps

Taxonomy
Dicynodon lacerticeps was named by Owen (1845). Its type specimen is NHMUK 36233, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tarka prolongation of the Winterberg Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Dicynodon lacerticeps Owen
1860Dicynodon lacerticeps Owen p. 49
1876Dicynodon pardiceps Owen
1913Dicynodon laerticeps Broom
1932Dicynodon taylori Broom
1934Dicynodon lacerticeps Swinton p. 50
1934Daptocephalus pardiceps Van Hoepen
1937Dicynodon kitchingi Broom
1937Dicynodon dutoiti Broom and Schepers
1940Dicynodon cadlei Broom
1940Dicynodon trigonocephalus Broom
1940Dicynodon cadlei Broom p. 82
1948Dicynodon aetorhamphus Broom
1988Dicynodon taylori King
2011Dicynodon lacerticeps Kammerer et al. p. 138 figs. 65, 161

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
genusDicynodonOwen 1845
specieslacerticeps

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