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James William Kitching

James William Kitching, South African paleontologist (Graaff-Reinet, Eastern Cape Province 06 February 1922 – Johannesburg 24 December 2003)
 

Respected as the best fossil hunter of the world


Collected and identified thousands of fossil specimens 
 

DESCRIBED FOSSIL GENERA

Reptilia

Alopecorhynchus 1953 with Brink

Aloposauroides 1953 with Brink

Antetonitrus 2003 with Yates

Australochelys 1994 with Gaffney

Broomicephalus 1953 with Brink

Bullacephalus 2003 with Rubidge

Cystecinodon 1953 with Brink

Cyniscopoides 1953 with Brink

Dracocephalus 1953 with Brink

Gomphodontoides 1953 with Brink

Inusitatodon 1953 with Brink

Lumkuia 2001 with Hopson

Pedaeosaurus 1981 with Colbert

Proalopecopsis 1951 with Brink

Rhigosaurus 1981 with Colbert

Sycocephalus 1953 with Brink

Amphibia

Eolydekkerina 1996 with Shishkin & Rubidge

Laidleria 1958

Vanastega 2003 with Damiani

Mammalia

Brachygnathopithecus 1952

Gigantohyrax 1965
 
 
 

HONORS (Fossil Reptilia)

Kitchinganomodon Maisch 2002 

Kitchingnathus Cisneros 2008