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Zeuctherium niteles

Mammalia - Didymoconida

Taxonomy
Zeuctherium niteles was named by Tang and Yan (1976). Its type specimen is IVPP V4332, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Zhangjiawu East (IVPP locality 71009), which is in a Paleocene terrestrial horizon in the Wanghudun Formation of China. It is the type species of Zeuctherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Zeuctherium niteles Tang and Yan

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderDidymoconida(Kretzoi 1943)
genusZeuctherium
speciesniteles

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