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Tritylodon Owen 1884 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Tritylodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 39217

Synonym: Triglyphus Fraas 1866 (taxon 54220)

Full reference: R. Owen. 1884. On the skull and dentition of a Triassic mammal (Tritylodon longævus, Owen) from South Africa. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 40:146-152

Parent taxon: Tritylodontidae according to G. G. Simpson 1929

Sister taxa: Bienotherium, Bienotheroides, Bocatherium, Chalepotherium, Dianzhongia, Dinnebitodon, Kayentatherium, Lufengia, Masitisitherium, Montirictus, Oligokyphus, Polistodon, Stereognathus, Tritylodontoides, Yuanotherium, Yunnanodon

Subtaxa: Tritylodon fraasi, Tritylodon longaevus

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Type: Tritylodon longaevus

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