Kawasphenodon

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Rhynchocephalia 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Rhynchocephalia

Familia: Sphenodontidae
Genus: †Kawasphenodon
Species (2): †K. expectatus – †K. peligrensis

Name[edit]

Kawasphenodon Apesteguía, 2005

Type species: Kawasphenodon expectatus Apesteguía, 2005

Selected references[edit]

  • Apesteguía S. 2005. A Late Campanian sphenodontid (Reptilia, Diapsida) from northern Patagonia. Comptes Rendus Palevol, 4 (8): 663–669. doi: 10.1016/j.crpv.2005.06.003.
  • Apesteguía S., Gómez R.O., Rougier G.W. 2014. The youngest South American rhynchocephalian, a survivor of the K/Pg extinction. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 281 (1792): 20140811. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0811.