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Scylacosaurus sclateri

Therocephalia

Taxonomy
Scylacosaurus sclateri was named by Broom (1903). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Colesburg district, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Scylacosaurus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Scylacosaurus sclateri Broom
1913Scylacosaurus sclateri Broom
1915Scylacorhinus falkenbachi Broom p. 120 fig. 8

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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
genusScylacosaurus
speciessclateri

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