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Gorgonops kaiseri

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Taxonomy
Pachyrhinos kaiseri was named by Broili and Schroder (1934). Its type specimen is BSPG 1934 VIII 10, a skull (partial skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Farm La-de-da, which is in a Capitanian fluvial siliciclastic in South Africa.

It was recombined as Gorgonops kaiseri by Sigogneau-Russell (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Pachyrhinos kaiseri Broili and Schroder
1989Gorgonops kaiseri Sigogneau-Russell

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
orderTheromorpha
Eotherapsida()
superorderDinomorpha
orderGorgodontia
suborderGorgonopsia
familyGorgonopidae(Lydekker 1890)
subfamilyGorgonopsinaeSigogneau-Russell 1970
genusGorgonopsOwen 1876
specieskaiseri()

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
F. Broili and J. Schroder 1934Pachyrhinos kaiseri is a typical Gorgonopsid of the supborder Theriodontier