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Keratocephalus

Reptilia - Gorgodontia - Tapinocephalidae

Taxonomy
Keratocephalus was named by Huene (1931). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Tapinocephalini by King (1988); and to Tapinocephalidae by Boonstra (1936) and Carroll (1988).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Pelosuchus Broom
1913Pelosuchus Broom
1931Keratocephalus Huene
1936Keratocephalus Boonstra
1988Keratocephalus Carroll
1988Keratocephalus King

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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
subclassTheromorpha()
Eotherapsida()
superorderDinomorpha
orderGorgodontia
suborderDinocephalia
infraorderTapinocephalia
familyTapinocephalidaeOwen 1876
genusKeratocephalusHuene 1931

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