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Gordonia traquairi Newton 1893 (therapsid)

Osteichthyes - Therapsida - Cryptodontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157040

Alternative combination: Dicynodon traquairi

Synonyms: Gordonia duffiana Newton 1893 (no. 157042), Gordonia huxleyana Newton 1893 (no. 157041), Gordonia juddiana Newton 1893 (no. 157043)

Full reference: E. T. Newton. 1893. On some New Reptiles from the Elgin Sandstones. Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences 184:431-503

Belongs to Gordonia according to C. F. Kammerer et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Gordonia truncata

Type specimens:

  • Gordonia traquairi: Its type locality is Cutties Hillock Millstone Quarry, which is in a Changhsingian fluvial sandstone in the Cutties Hillock Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom
  • Gordonia duffiana: ELGNM 1978.559, a partial skeleton. Its type locality is Cutties Hillock Millstone Quarry, which is in a Changhsingian fluvial sandstone in the Cutties Hillock Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Gordonia huxleyana: Its type locality is Cutties Hillock Millstone Quarry, which is in a Changhsingian fluvial sandstone in the Cutties Hillock Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.
  • Gordonia juddiana: Its type locality is Cutties Hillock Millstone Quarry, which is in a Changhsingian fluvial sandstone in the Cutties Hillock Sandstone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: herbivore