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Kannemeyeria simocephala

- Cryptodontidae

Taxonomy
Dicynodon simocephalus was named by Weithofer (1888). Its type specimen is NMW 8178, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dwarsvlaei, Aliwal North, which is in an Anisian terrestrial horizon in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa.

It was recombined as Kannemeyeria simocephalus by Broom (1913); it was recombined as Kannemeyeria simocephala by King (1988) and Kammerer et al. (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Dicynodon simocephalus Weithofer
1899Dicynodon latifrons Broom
1911Sagecephalus pachyrhynchus Jaekel
1913Dicynodon pachyrhynchus Broom
1913Kannemeyeria simocephalus Broom
1932Kannemeyeria latifrons Broom
1988Kannemeyeria simocephala King
2011Kannemeyeria simocephala 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()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
familyCryptodontidae()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
genusKannemeyeriaSeeley 1908
speciessimocephala()

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