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Epicynodontia

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Epicynodontia Hopson and Kitching p. 6
2001Epicynodontia Rubidge and Sidor

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

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Maximum body mass: 1374.7 kgs
Minimum body mass: 3 gs
Environment: terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:15:35
Source: s = species, c = class, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Kiessling 2004, Johnson and Madden 1997, Uhen and Gingerich 1995, Hu et al. 2005, Hopson 1973, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Wuchiapingian to the top of the Holocene or 259.90000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 254.17 Ma

Collections (20052 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) Cynosuchus suppostus (177606)
Wuchiapingian259.9 - 254.17South Africa (Western Cape) Cynosaurus longiceps (86298)
Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Western Cape) Cynosaurus suppostus (80176) Nanictosaurus robustus (174623)
Wuchiapingian - Changhsingian259.9 - 252.17South Africa (Eastern Cape) Baurocynodon gracilis (179646) Nanictosaurus kitchingi (177604) Nanictosaurus rubidgei, Mygalesuchus peggyae (80226)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesaurus planiceps, Diademodon tetragonus (144320) Progalesaurus lootbergensis (98601)
Induan252.17 - 251.2South Africa (Free State) Glochinodontoides gracilis (80140)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesaurus planiceps, Thrinaxodon liorhinus (105606)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa Thrinaxodon liorhinus (190133) Trirachodon sp. (190129)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Estcourt) Galesaurus planiceps (196394)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Venterstad) Thrinaxodon liorhinus (196395)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) Galesaurus planiceps (105609)
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Antarctica Thrinaxodon liorhinus (27266 87420)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) Galesaurus planiceps, Thrinaxodon liorhinus (98602) Galesaurus planiceps, Thrinaxodon liorhinus, Platycranion elegans, Platycraniellus elegans, Thrinaxodon putterilli, Micrictodon marionae (88282) Nythosaurus larvatus (181689) Thrinaxodon liorhinus (88300 105607 181690)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Galesaurus paniceps, Thrinaxodon liorhinus (181691) Galesaurus planiceps, Thrinaxodon liorhinus (105610) Thrinaxodon liorhinus, Notictosaurus luckhoffi (177605)
Induan - Olenekian252.17 - 247.2South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal) Thrinaxodon liorhinus (34815)
Induan - Smithian252.17 - 247.2India (West Bengal) Panchetocynodon damodarensis (136567)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2South Africa (Eastern Cape) Langbergia modisei (98620)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2China (Gansu) Beishanodon youngi (105775)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2Russian Federation (Orenburg) Galesauridae indet. (93205)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) Eucynodontia indet., Langbergia modisei (98617) Langbergia modisei (98611 98612 98613 98614 98615 98616 98618 98619)