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Cynognathus crateronotus Seeley 1895 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida

PaleoDB taxon number: 56878

Synonyms: Cynidiognathus longiceps Haughton 1924 (no. 196128), Cynognathus berryi Seeley 1895 (no. 56879), Cynognathus minor Bonaparte 1969 (no. 177560), Cynognathus platyceps Seeley 1895 (no. 56880), Karoomys browni Broom 1903 (no. 343314), Lycognathus ferox Broom 1913 (no. 298029)

Full reference: H. G. Seeley. 1895. Researches on the Structure, Organization, and Classification of the Fossil Reptilia. Part IX, Section 5. On the Skeleton in New Cynodontia from the Karroo Rocks. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B 186:59-148

Belongs to Cynognathus according to W. E. Swinton 1934

Sister taxon: Cynognathus seeleyi

Type specimens:

  • Cynognathus crateronotus: Its type locality is Lady Frere Commonage, which is in an Anisian terrestrial horizon in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa
  • Cynidiognathus longiceps:
  • Cynognathus berryi: Its type locality is Lady Frere Commonage, which is in an Anisian terrestrial horizon in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa.
  • Cynognathus minor: PVL, a skull. Its type locality is Puesto Viejo farm house, which is in a Carnian terrestrial horizon in the Rio Seco de la Quebrada Formation of Argentina.
  • Cynognathus platyceps: Its type locality is Lady Frere Commonage, which is in an Anisian terrestrial horizon in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa.
  • Karoomys browni: Its type locality is Aliwal North Area, Cynognathus B, which is in an Anisian terrestrial horizon in the Burgersdorp Formation of South Africa.
  • Lycognathus ferox:

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