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Tchingisaurus

Reptilia - Squamata - Polyglyphanodontidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Tchingisaurus Alifanov p. 88
2000Tchingisaurus Alifanov
2000Tchingisaurus Gao and Norell p. 62
2014Tchingisaurus Xu et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Lepidosauromorpha(Benton 1983)
superorderLepidosauria()
orderSquamata
Episquamata
ToxicoferaVidal and Hedges 2005
PolyglyphanodontiaAlifanov 2000
familyPolyglyphanodontidaeGilmore 1942
genusTchingisaurus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
V. R. Alifanov 1993Lower jaws massive and medially curved. Angular and supraangular projections of dentary bone approximately equal in size. Angular bone wide, its posterior end double. Lateral cusps of teeth lower and thinner than central cusp. Number of teeth on lower jaw is 17.