Diplocynodon hantoniensis Wood 1846

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  • Title: Diplocynodon hantoniensis Wood 1846
  • State province: England
  • Specific epithet: hantoniensis
  • Scientific name authorship: Wood 1846
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Crocodylia
  • Locality: Hordwell; Hordle; Hordle Cliff
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Master - Sir Richard Owen K.C.B., M.D., D.C.L., LL.D. P.R.S., F.L.S., V.P.Z.S.; Royal College of Sur
  • Identification Qualifier: Figured by Owen in Reptiles of the London Clay (Mon. Pal. Soc.) part 2, p.44, pl. ix, figs. 1-4.
  • Higher geography: Europe; United Kingdom; England; Hampshire; Hordwell, Hordle, Hordle Cliff
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Reptilia; Crocodylia; Alligatoridae
  • Genus: Diplocynodon
  • Family: Alligatoridae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Paleogene
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Eocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Continent: Europe
  • Class: Reptilia