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Lystrosaurus curvatus

- Lystrosauridae

Taxonomy
Dicynodon curvatus was named by Owen (1876). Its type specimen is NHMUK R3792, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Elandsberg, which is in an Induan terrestrial horizon in the Katberg Formation of South Africa.

It was recombined as Lystrosaurus curvatus by Broom (1932) and King and Jenkins (1997).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Dicynodon curvatus Owen
1913Dicynodon curvatus Broom
1913Lystrosaurus andersoni Broom
1915Lystrosaurus oviceps Haughton
1916Lystrosaurus jorisseni Van Hoepen
1916Lystrosaurus theileri Van Hoepen
1916Lystrosaurus wageri Van Hoepen
1932Lystrosaurus curvatus Broom
1997Lystrosaurus curvatus King and Jenkins p. 150

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
Anomodontia(Owen 1859)
Chainosauria()
Dicynodontia(Owen 1859)
Bidentalia()
DicynodontoideaCluver and King 1983
familyLystrosauridae
genusLystrosaurusCope 1870
speciescurvatus()

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