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Obdurodon insignis

Mammalia - Monotremata - Ornithorhynchidae

Taxonomy
Obdurodon insignis was named by Woodburne and Tedford (1975). Its type specimen is SAM P18087, a tooth (right upper molar), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is SAM Quarry North, which is in an Oligocene/Miocene terrestrial sandstone in the Etadunna Formation of Australia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Obdurodon insignis Woodburne and Tedford p. 3 figs. Figures 2-5
1978Obdurodon insignis Archer et al. p. 17

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
AustralosphenidaLuo et al. 2001
orderMonotremataBonaparte 1838
familyOrnithorhynchidaeGray 1825
genusObdurodon
speciesinsignis

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