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Woutersia

Mammalia - Woutersiidae

Taxonomy
Woutersia was named by Sigogneau-Russell (1983). It is not extant. It is the type genus of Woutersiidae.

It was assigned to Kuehneotheriidae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Woutersiidae by Sigogneau-Russell and Hahn (1995) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Woutersia Sigogneau-Russell
1995Woutersia Sigogneau-Russell and Hahn p. 246
1997Woutersia McKenna and Bell
2004Woutersia Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 345, 365 fig. 9.9

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassAcrotheria
infraclassSymmetrodonta(Simpson 1925)
familyWoutersiidae
genusWoutersiaSigogneau-Russell 1983

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
D. Sigogneau-Russell and R. Hahn 1995Lower molars compact, with a large lingual median cusp g; cusp e nearly as large as cusps b and c; cusp a relatively lower than in Kuehneotherium praecursoris Kermack et al. 1968, and divided longitudinally by two vertical sulci; anterior and posterior labial cingula present; talonid shorter than in Kuehneotherium, with cusp d little developed