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Aulacephalodon bainii

- Cryptodontidae

Taxonomy
Dicynodon bainii was named by Owen (1845). Its type specimen is NHMUK 36228, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Fort Beaufort, which is in a Wuchiapingian/Changhsingian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Aulacocephalodon.

It was recombined as Aulacephalodon bainii by Seeley (1898); it was misspelled as Aulacocephalodon bainii by Broom (1932) and Swinton (1934).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1845Dicynodon bainii Owen
1855Dicynodon tigriceps Owen
1898Aulacephalodon bainii Seeley
1912Dicynodon laticeps Broom
1913Dicynodon tigriceps Broom
1921Bainia haughtoni Broom
1921Bainia peavoti Broom
1921Bainia tigriceps Broom
1932Aulacocephalodon bainii Broom
1932Aulacocephalodon haughtoni Broom
1932Aulacocephalodon peavoti Broom
1932Aulacocephalodon tigriceps Broom
1932Aulacocephalodon latissimus Broom pp. 196-198 fig. 65
1934Aulacocephalodon bainii Swinton p. 50
1937Aulacocephalodon luckhoffi Broom p. 310 fig. 11
1937Aulacocephalodon hartzenbergi Broom p. 312 fig. 12
1948Aulacocephalodon cadlei Broom p. 615
1950Aulacocephalodon pricei Broom and George p. 277
1950Aulacocephalodon vanderhorsti Broom and George p. 277
1955Proaulacocephalodon miltoni Toerien pp. 67-68
1960Dicynodon bolorhinoides Watson

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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()
Geikiidae()
Geikiinae()
genusAulacephalodon
speciesbainii()

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