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Pristerodon whaitsi

Taxonomy
Diaelurodon whaitsi was named by Broom (1911). Its type specimen is AMNH 5507, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lemoenfontein, Beaufort West, which is in a Wuchiapingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Diaelurodon.

It was recombined as Pristerodon whaitsi by Toerien (1953) and King (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Diaelurodon whaitsi Broom
1913Diaelurodon whaitsi Broom
1953Pristerodon whaitsi Toerien
1988Pristerodon whaitsi King

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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
specieswhaitsi()

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