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Akidolestes cifelli

Mammalia - Spalacotheriidae

Taxonomy
Akidolestes cifelli was named by Li and Luo (2006). Its type specimen is NIGPAS 139381A, B, a skeleton (nearly complete skeleton with partial skull and dentition), and it is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Dawangzhangzi, which is in a Barremian lacustrine shale in the Yixian Formation of China. It is the type species of Akidolestes.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Akidolestes cifelli Li and Luo p. 195

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
familySpalacotheriidaeMarsh 1887
genusAkidolestes
speciescifelli

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