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Emydops arctatus

Taxonomy
Kistecephalus arctatus was named by Owen (1876). Its type specimen is BMNH R. 1690, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Emydops arctatus by Broom (1913) and Fröbisch and Reisz (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Kistecephalus arctatus Owen
1905Opisthoctenodon brachyops Broom
1912Emydops minor Broom
1913Emydops minor Broom
1913Emydops arctatus Broom
1915Pristerodon brachyops Broom
1921Dicynodon ictinops Broom
1921Emydops parvus Broom
1921Emydopsis longus Broom
1935Emydopsis minimus Broom
1953Emydops longus Toerien
1953Emydops minimus Toerien
1954Dicynodon ictinops Haughton and Brink
1983Emydops brachyops Cluver and King
1988Dicynodon ictinops King
2011Emydops arctatus Fröbisch and Reisz

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
superfamilyEmydopoideavan Hoepen 1934
genusEmydops
speciesarctatus()

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