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Moschorhinus kitchingi

Therocephalia - Whaitsiidae

Taxonomy
Moschorhinus kitchingi was named by Broom (1920). Its type specimen is BMNH R5698, a partial skull (Snout), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bethesda Road Area, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Moschorhinus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Scymnosaurus warreni Broom
1913Scymnosaurus warreni Broom
1920Moschorhinus kitchingi Broom
1936Moschorhinus minor Broom
1940Moschorhinus esterhuyseni Broom
1954Moschorhinus esterhuyseni Brink
1954Moschorhinus kitchingi Brink
1954Moschorhinus minor Brink
1954Moschorhinus warreni Brink
1954Promoschorhynchus platyrhinus Brink
1958Moschorhinus natalensis Brink

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Eutherapsida
orderTherocephalia
EutherocephaliaHopson and Barghusen 1986
superfamilyWhaitsioideaHaughton 1918
familyWhaitsiidaeHaughton 1918
genusMoschorhinusBroom 1920
specieskitchingiBroom 1920

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