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Lystrosaurus murrayi

- Lystrosauridae

Taxonomy
Dicynodon murrayi was named by Huxley (1859). Its type specimen is NHMUK R1291, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Colesberg district, which is in an Induan terrestrial horizon in South Africa.

It was recombined as Ptychognathus murrayi by Owen (1860); it was replaced with Ptychosiagum murrayi by Lydekker (1890); it was recombined as Lystrosaurus murrayi by Seeley (1898) and Kammerer et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Dicynodon murrayi Huxley
1860Ptychognathus murrayi Owen
1860Dicynodon (Ptychognathus) verticalis Owen p. 54
1865Dicynodon orientalis Huxley p. 8
1870Lystrosaurus frontosus Cope
1876Ptychognathus boopis Owen
1889Dicynodon copei Seeley
1890Ptychosiagum murrayi Lydekker
1898Lystrosaurus murrayi Seeley
1961Lystrosaurus orientalis Tripathi
1963Lystrosaurus rajurkari Tripathi and Satsangi
2011Lystrosaurus murrayi Kammerer et al.

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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()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Bidentalia()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
familyLystrosauridae
genusLystrosaurusCope 1870
speciesmurrayi()

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