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Tapinocephalus atherstonii

Reptilia - Gorgodontia - Tapinocephalidae

Taxonomy
Tapinocephalus atherstonei was named by Owen (1876). It is not extant.

It was corrected as Tapinocephalus atherstonii by Broom (1913); it was misspelled as Tapinocephalus atherstonei by Swinton (1934).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Tapinocephalus atherstonei Owen
1912Taurops macrodon Broom
1913Tapinocephalus atherstonii Broom
1913Taurops macrodon Broom
1934Tapinocephalus atherstonei Swinton p. 51

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassTheromorpha()
Eotherapsida()
superorderDinomorpha
orderGorgodontia
suborderDinocephalia
infraorderTapinocephalia
familyTapinocephalidaeOwen 1876
subfamilyTapinocephalinaeLydekker 1890
genusTapinocephalusOwen
speciesatherstonii(Owen 1876)

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