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Crusafontia amoae

Mammalia - Dryolestida

Taxonomy
Crusafontia amoae was named by Cuenca-Bescos et al. (2011). Its type specimen is MPZ CC2−1, a tooth (upper left molar), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cuesta Corrales 2, Galve, which is in a Barremian lacustrine claystone in the El Castellar Formation of Spain.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Crusafontia amoae Cuenca-Bescos et al. pp. 260-262 fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
superorderDryolestoidea(Butler 1939)
orderDryolestidaProthero 1981
genusCrusafontia
speciesamoae

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. Cuenca-Bescos et al. 2011Large−sized species of Crusafontia with upper molars characterized by theirmesio−labially enlarged parasyle with a large mesial wear facet that runs from the tip of the stylocone to the base of the parastyle, the ample ectoflexus on their labial border, their continuous metacrista with a deep notch, and the pointed mesio−lingual slope of the paracone