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Pristerodon mackayi

Taxonomy
Pristerodon mackayi was named by Huxley (1868). Its type specimen is BMNH R 1810, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is East London Area, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Pristerodon.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1868Pristerodon mackayi Huxley
1876Oudenodon raniceps Owen
1904Oudenodon trigoniceps Broom
1913Dicynodon raniceps Broom
1913Dicynodon trigoniceps Broom
1913Emydops longiceps Broom
1913Pristerodon mackayi Broom
1915Pristerodon raniceps Broom
1917Dicynodon pygmaeus Broom and Haughton
1921Emydopsis trigoniceps Broom
1931Cerataelurus mirabilis Broom
1931Dicynodon microrhynchus von Huene
1935Brachyuraniscus reuningi Broili and Schröder
1936Emydopsis microdon Broom
1940Dicynodon swierstrai Broom
1953Brachyuraniscus merwevillensis Toerien
1953Emydops kitchingi Toerien
1953Emydops microdon Toerien
1953Emydops murraysburgensis Toerien
1953Emydops trigoniceps Toerien
1953Parringtoniella broomi Toerien
1953Brachyuraniscus merwevillensis Toerien p. 61
1954Pristerodon raniceps Haughton and Brink
1981Diictodon pygmaeus Cluver and Hotton
1988Pristerodon microrhynchus King
1988Pristerodon raniceps King
1993Pristerodon broomi King and Rubidge

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Endothiodontia(Owen 1876)
genusPristerodonHuxley 1868
speciesmackayi

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