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Basutodon

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Taxonomy
Basutodon was named by Huene (1932). Its type is Basutodon ferox.

It was synonymized subjectively with Orosaurus by Romer (1956) and Tatarinov (1964); it was synonymized subjectively with Euskelosaurus by Romer (1966); it was considered a nomen dubium by Heerden (1979).

It was assigned to Ornithosuchidae by Steel (1970); to Rauisuchia by Kitching and Raath (1984); and to Teratosauridae by Battail (1986).

Species
Sister genera
Likhoelesaurus

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1932Basutodon Huene p. 101 fig. 11
1970Likhoelesaurus Ellenberger p. 346
1970Likhoelesaurus ingens Ellenberger p. 346
1970Basutodon Steel p. 24
1984Basutodon Kitching and Raath
1986Basutodon Battail p. 48

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
Pseudosuchia(Zittel 1890)
SuchiaKrebs 1974
Rauisuchia(Huene 1942)
genusBasutodon

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