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Nythosaurus

Taxonomy
Nythosaurus was named by Owen (1859). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Cynodontia by Broom (1912); and to Cynodontia by Broom (1913).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Nythosaurus Owen
1912Nythosaurus Broom
1913Nythosaurus Broom

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
RankNameAuthor
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
genusNythosaurusOwen 1859

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