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Robertia

Taxonomy
Robertia was named by Boonstra (1948). It is not extant. Its type is Robertia broomiana.

It was assigned to Robertiidae by Carroll (1988); and to Pylaecephalidae by Kammerer and Angielczyk (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1948Robertia Boonstra
1953Broilius Toerien
1988Broilius Carroll
1988Robertia Carroll
2009Robertia Kammerer and Angielczyk

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Pylaecephalidae()
genusRobertiaBoonstra 1948

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Diet: herbivoresubo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:33:45
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:33:45
Source: subo = suborder, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Benton 1983, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: Capitanian or 265.10000 to 259.90000 Ma

Collections (11 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9South Africa (Western Cape) Broilius antjiesfonteinensis, Dicynodon schroederi (174746) Dicynodon schroederi (178115) R. broomiana (86388 176247 176250 176314) R. sp. (176355 181089)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9South Africa (Northern Cape) R. broomiana (181072)
Capitanian265.1 - 259.9South Africa (Western Cap) R. sp. (181088)
Capitanian - Wuchiapingian265.1 - 254.17South Africa (Western Cape) R. broomiana (177588)