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Dimetrodon natalis

- Sphenacodontidae

Taxonomy
Clepsydrops natalis was named by Cope (1878). Its type specimen is AMNH 4110, a partial skeleton (of a juvenile), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mount Barry, 12 (Admiral Formation), which is in an Artinskian terrestrial shale in the Admiral Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Dimetrodon natalis by Romer (1936) and Romer and Price (1940).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Clepsydrops natalis Cope p. 509
1888Clepsydrops natalis Cope p. 287
1907Clepsydrops natalis Case p. 42
1911Clepsydrops natalis Williston
1936Dimetrodon natalis Romer p. 90
1940Dimetrodon natalis Romer and Price pp. 352-355

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
suborderEupelycosauria
SphenacomorphaIvakhnenko 2003
suborderSphenacodontia
Sphenacodontoidea
familySphenacodontidaeMarsh 1878
subfamilySphenacodontinae
genusDimetrodon
speciesnatalis()

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