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Vitalia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1973Vitalia Ivakhnenko p. 248
1988Vitalia Carroll
2000Vitalia Spencer and Benton p. 174
2008Vitalia Arkhangelskii and Sennikov

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
RankNameAuthor
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
genusVitalia

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
M. F. Ivakhnenko 1973Rear teeth of lower jaw rounded, with dome-shaped points, acrodont. Small grooves on anterior and posterior faces of points. Incisors have transversely expanded oblong crowns and the tooth substance is strongly rooted in the bone, so that the incisors are practically of thecodont type. Dentary high, rising sharply to the coronoid, with a very broad Meckel's canal.