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Thrinaxodon liorhinus

Taxonomy
Thrinaxodon liorhinus was named by Seeley (1894). Its type specimen is BMNH R 511, a skull (complete skull with lower jaw), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Thaba Nchu Commonage, Lystrosaurus Assemblage Zone, which is in an Induan/Olenekian terrestrial horizon in South Africa. It is the type species of Thrinaxodon.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1876Nythosaurus larvatus Owen
1894Thrinaxodon liorhinus Seeley p. 991 fig. 1b
1912Ictidopsis elegans Broom
1913Ictidopsis elegans Broom
1913Nythosaurus larvatus Broom
1916Ictidopsis formosa van Hoepen
1932Thrinaxodon putterilli Broom
1936Notictosaurus luckhoffi Broom
1937Micrictodon marionae Broom p. 315 fig. 15
1972Thrinaxodon liorhinus Hopson and Kitching
1977Thrinaxodon liorhinus Colbert and Kitching p. 3 figs. 1-22

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
RankNameAuthor
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderProcynosuchia
Galesauria
genusThrinaxodon
speciesliorhinus

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