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Cacops aspidephorus

- Dissorophidae

Taxonomy
Cacops aspidephorus was named by Williston (1910). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Indian Creek, 35 (Arroyo Formation), which is in a Kungurian terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Arroyo Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Cacops.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Cacops aspidephorus Williston
1956Cacops aspidophorus Olson p. 320
1956Trematopsis seltini Olson p. 323 figs. Fig. 133,134
2009Cacops aspidephorus Reisz et al. p. 790
2013Cacops aspidephorus Schoch
2014Cacops aspidephorus Schoch and Milner p. 74

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Eutemnospondyli
Rhachitomi()
Dissorophoidea()
Xerodromes
Olsoniformes
familyDissorophidaeBoulenger 1902
Eucacopinae
genusCacopsWilliston 1910
speciesaspidephorusWilliston 1910

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