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Palacrodon

Reptilia -

Taxonomy
Palacrodon was named by Broom (1906). It is not extant. Its type is Palacrodon browni.

It was assigned to Rhynchocephalia by Broom (1906); to Sphenodontidae by Carroll (1988); and to Diapsida by Gow (1999).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1906Palacrodon Broom p. 379
1988Palacrodon Carroll p. 616
1992Fremouwsaurus Gow p. 21
1999Palacrodon Gow p. 23

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
genusPalacrodon

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
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Created: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Modified: 2017-04-17 15:16:03
Source: subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Olenekian to the top of the Norian or 251.20000 to 208.50000 Ma

Collections (5 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Triassic252.17 - 247.2Antarctica Fremouwsaurus geludens (87410)
Olenekian251.2 - 247.2South Africa (Free State) P. browni (98617)
Anisian247.2 - 242.0South Africa (Eastern Cape) P. browni (80060)
Norian228.0 - 208.5USA (Arizona) P. browni (196662) P. sp. (39160)