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Hyperodapedon

Reptilia -

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Hyperodapedon Huxley
1870Hyperodapedon Cope
1903Stenometopon Boulenger p. 178
1907Scaphonyx Woodward p. 54
1907Scaphonyx fischeri Woodward p. 54 figs. 1-4
1911Scaphonyx Huene p. 47
1926Scaphonyx australis Huene
1933Macrocephalosaurus Tupi-Caldas
1938Paradapedon Huene
1940Paradapedon Huene p. 6
1940Cephalonia Huene p. 7
1940Hyperodapedon Huene p. 7
1940Scaphonyx Huene p. 7
1942Cephalonia Huene
1942Paradapedon Huene p. 250
1942Cephalonia lotziana Huene p. 259
1980Supradapedon Chatterjee p. 58
1983Hyperodapedon Benton p. 711
1985Hyperodapedon Benton p. 154
1985Scaphonyx Benton p. 154
1988Hyperodapedon Carroll
1988Scaphonyx Carroll
1995Scaphonyx Wilkinson and Benton
2000Hyperodapedon Langer et al. p. 17
2000Hyperodapedon Langer and Schultz p. 634
2015Hyperodapedon Mukherjee and Ray
2016Hyperodapedon Ezcurra et al.
2016Hyperodapedon Schultz et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
Rhynchosauria()
Rhynchosauridae()
Hyperodapedontinae(Chatterjee 1969)
genusHyperodapedonHuxley 1859

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. J. Benton 1983Lingual teeth on dentary; humerus longer than femur.
M. C. Langer and C. L. Schultz 2000Rhynchosaur with: frontal ornamentation with lateral grooves that have approximately the same depth throughout; ventral process of the squamosal plate-like; only one dentary blade; no primary lingual teeth on the dentary; more than two teeth in transverse sections through the maxillary area lateral to the main groove.
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: herbivoreg
Created: 2009-01-03 21:14:34
Modified: 2009-01-03 23:14:34
Source: g = genus, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Tuvalian or 232.00000 to 221.50000 Ma

Collections (43 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Canada (Nova Scotia) H. sp. (107286)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Zimbabwe (Mashonaland Central) H. sp. (48460 94781 94782)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0Argentina (San Juan) Scaphonyx sp. (47036 47037)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0India (Madhya Pradesh) H. huxleyi (94787) H. tikiensis (174029)
Carnian237.0 - 228.0USA (Wyoming) H. sanjuanensis (91493)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5Tanzania (Ruvuma) Scaphonyx stockleyi (98625)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5India (Andhra Pradesh) H. huxleyi, Paradapedon indicus (112285) Paradapedon huxleyi (98628 136899 136902 136903) Rhynchosauria indet. (174030)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) Cephalonia lotziana (72088 72089 99381 99382 99407) Cephalonia lotziana, H. sanjuanensis (99410) H. huenei, H. mariensis (92319) H. sanjuanensis (105825) H. sp. (92320 98623 102346 175572) Scaphonyx fischeri (13220 38250 72090 72137 72138 72139 99409 99411) Scaphonyx fischeri, Cephalonia lotziana (72136)
Carnian - Norian237.0 - 208.5United Kingdom (Scotland) H. gordoni (89008 89012) Stenometopon taylori, H. gordoni (57948)
Late/Upper Triassic237.0 - 201.3Argentina (San Juan) Scaphonyx sp. (131436)
Tuvalian232.0 - 221.5Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) H. sp. (196709)
Norian228.0 - 208.5Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) H. sanjuanensis (102340)