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Arctognathus curvimola

Reptilia - Theromorpha - Gorgonopidae

Taxonomy
Lycosaurus curvimola was named by Owen (1876). Its type specimen is BMNH 47339, a partial skull (Incomplete and crushed skull), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kagaberg, Bedford, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

It was recombined as Aelurosaurus curvimola by Lydekker (1890); it was recombined as Arctognathus curvimola by Sigogneau-Russell (1989).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1890Aelurosaurus curvimola Lydekker
1929Lycaenodontoides bathyrhinus Haughton
1948Lycaenops pricei Broom and Robinson p. 400 figs. 5-6
1989Arctognathus curvimola Sigogneau-Russell

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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
orderTheromorpha
Eotherapsida()
superorderDinomorpha
orderGorgodontia
suborderGorgonopsia
familyGorgonopidae(Lydekker 1890)
subfamilyGorgonopsinaeSigogneau-Russell 1970
genusArctognathus
speciescurvimola(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