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Taphrognathus

- Plagiosauridae

Taxonomy
Taphrognathus was named by Welles (1947) [Sepkoski's age data: C Vise-l C Vise-u Sepkoski's reference number: 867]. Its type is Hadrokkosaurus bradyi.

It was assigned to Plagiosauridae by Welles (1947); and to Conodontophorida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1947Taphrognathus Welles
2002Taphrognathus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
superclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Eryopiformes
Stereospondylomorpha
Stereospondyli()
Trematosauria
familyPlagiosauridae
genusTaphrognathus

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