Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Palaeothentes smeti

Mammalia - Palaeothentidae

Taxonomy
Palaeothentes smeti was named by Flynn et al. (2002). Its type specimen is SGO PV 2304, a maxilla (maxillary fragment bearing P2-M3), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Pampa Castillo, which is in a Santacrucian fluvial sandstone/siltstone in Chile.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Palaeothentes smeti Flynn et al. p. 292

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
suborderPaucituberculata(Ameghino 1894)
superfamilyPalaeothentoidea
familyPalaeothentidaeSinclair 1906
genusPalaeothentesAmeghino 1887
speciessmeti

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