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Scymnosaurus ferox

Therocephalia - Pristerognathidae

Taxonomy
Scymnosaurus ferox was named by Broom (1903). Its type specimen is SAM, a partial skull (Partial snout), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Scymnosaurus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Scymnosaurus ferox Broom
1913Scymnosaurus ferox Broom

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Eutherapsida
orderTherocephalia
familyPristerognathidaeBroom 1908
genusScymnosaurus
speciesferox

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