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Cynodontia

Sister taxa
Charassognathidae, Chronoperatidae, Cynognathidae, Dviniidae, Gomphodontidae, Madysauridae, Procynosuchidae (syn. Silphedestidae), Riograndidae, Therioherpetidae (syn. Therioherpetodontidae), Thrinaxodontidae, Tritylodontidae

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1861Cynodontia Owen p. 267
1890Cynodontia Zittel p. 574
1903Cynodontia Osborn p. 276
1904Cynodontia Osborn p. 102
1910Cynodontia Gregory p. 464
1913Cynodontia Broom p. 363
1937Cynodontia Roxo p. 43
1946Cynodontia Kuhn p. 57
1954Cynodontia Haughton and Brink p. 8
1954Cynodontia Huene p. 34
1966Cynodontia Olson p. 302
1977Cynodontia Colbert and Kitching p. 3
1988Cynodontia Carroll
1989Cynodontia Gauthier et al. p. 341
1992Cynodontia Fox et al. p. 233
2000Cynodontia Battail and Surkov
2001Cynodontia Hopson and Kitching p. 7
2001Cynodontia Rubidge and Sidor
2007Cynodontia Botha et al. pp. 478, 485 fig. 5

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()

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
R. Owen 1861A pair of teeth in each jaw resembling in shape, position, ami relative size to the other teeth, the canines of carnivorous mammals, and dividing the incisors from the molars.