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Ankalagon saurognathus

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Taxonomy
Dissacus saurognathus was named by Wortman (1897) [in Matthew]. Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 2454, a mandible (complete lower jaw), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Ancalagon saurognathus by Van Valen (1978); it was recombined as Ankalagon saurognathus by Van Valen (1980), Rose and O'Leary (1995) and O'Leary et al. (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Dissacus saurognathus Wortman
1978Ancalagon saurognathus Van Valen
1980Ankalagon saurognathus Van Valen
1995Ankalagon saurognathus Rose and O'Leary
2000Ankalagon saurognathus O'Leary et al.

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderAcreodiMatthew 1909
Mesonychia
familyMesonychidae
subfamilyMesonychinaeCope 1880
genusAnkalagon
speciessaurognathus(Wortman 1897)

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