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Lystrosaurus

- Lystrosauridae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Dicynodon (Ptychognathus) Owen p. 49
1861Ptychognathus Owen p. 256
1870Lystrosaurus Cope
1890Ptychosiagum Lydekker
1903Lystrosaurus Broom
1908Dicynodon seeleyi Broili
1913Dicynodon strigops Broom
1913Lystrosaurus Broom
1917Prolystrosaurus strigops Haughton
1939Lystrosaurus weidenreichi Young p. 127 figs. 1-9
1940Lystrosaurus Efremov p. 131
1965Lystrosaurus Cox
1973Lystrosaurus Sun p. 65
1997Lystrosaurus King and Jenkins p. 150
2000Lystrosaurus Battail and Surkov
2002Lystrosaurus Maisch
2005Lystrosaurus Surkov et al.
2008Lystrosaurus Ivakhnenko
2008Lystrosaurus Li and Sun p. 389
2008Lystrosaurus weidenreichi Li and Sun p. 392
2009Lystrosaurus Kammerer and Angielczyk
2011Lystrosaurus Kammerer et al.

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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()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Bidentalia()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
familyLystrosauridae
genusLystrosaurusCope 1870

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.W. Maisch 2002No ectopterygoid
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: herbivoreg
Created: 2009-01-03 20:48:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:48:45
Source: g = genus, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Changhsingian to the top of the Induan or 254.17000 to 251.20000 Ma

Collections (60 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) L. maccaigi (176312) L. rubidgei (176336)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17South Africa (Free State) L. maccaigi (195279 195280)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17China (Xinjiang) L. robustus, L. latifrons (178201)
Changhsingian254.17 - 252.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) L. maccaigi (119437)
Induan252.17 - 251.2China (Xinjiang) L. hedini (143485) L. hedini, L. murrayi (143474) L. shichanggouensis (196534) L. youngi (112284 143481)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Free State) L. murrayi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (195278) L. murrayi, L. oviceps, L. curvatus, L. declivis (80140) L. sp., L. murrayi, L. declivis (144333)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Northern Cape) Dicynodon murrayi (177589) L. murrayi, L. declivis (105718)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Dicynodon curvatus, L. murrayi, L. maccaigi, L. declivis (176503) Dicynodon latirostris, Dicynodon verticalis, L. murrayi, Ptychognathus alfredi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (144320) Dicynodon seeleyi (178125) L. declivis (195281)
Induan252.17 - 251.2Russian Federation (Nizhnii Novgorod) L. georgi (189460)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) L. amphibius, L. primitivus (196533) L. bothai (196535) L. murrayi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (105606) L. murrayi, L. declivis (117176 117184)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (East Cape) L. sp. (188978)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) L. murrayi, L. maccaigi, L. platyceps, L. curvatus, L. declivis (117183)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa L. sp. (190132)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Antarctica L. curvatus (87414) L. maccaigi (27265 27266)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Kwazulu-Natal) L. murrayi, L. oviceps, L. declivis (105603)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) L. murrayi (181689) L. murrayi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (98602) L. murrayi, L. declivis (105607) L. murrayi, L. maccaigi, L. breyeri, L. putterilli, L. jeppei, L. wageri, L. wagneri, L. jorisseni, L. theileri, L. curvatus, L. declivis, Dicynodon strigops (88282) L. murrayi, L. maccaigi, L. declivis (181690) L. murrayi, L. platyceps (144326)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) L. murrayi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (177605) L. murrayi, L. maccaigi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (105610) L. murrayi, L. oviceps, L. declivis (85948) L. murrayi, L. platyceps, L. curvatus, L. declivis (181691)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) L. murrayi, L. curvatus, L. declivis (34815)
Induan - Smithian252.17 - 247.2India (West Bengal) Dicynodon orientalis (117188) L. maccaigi (174085) L. murrayi (136562 136564 136565) L. murrayi, L. maccagi (136560) L. murrayi, L. rajurkari, L. platyceps (136563) L. orientalis (98624 136552 136553 136555 136556 136557 136558 136559) L. sp. (117187)