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Monotherium delognii

Mammalia - Carnivora - Phocidae

Taxonomy
Monotherium delognii was named by Vanden Broeck (1874) [No type specimen number listed by Van Beneden (1876).]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sablesmoyens d'Anvers, which is in a Tortonian lagoonal sandstone in the Diest Formation of Belgium. It is the type species of Monotherium.

It was recombined as Monatherium delognii by Trouessart (1898) and Friant (1947); it was misspelled as Monatherium delognei by Trouessart (1904), Kellogg (1922), Ray (1976), Koretsky (2001) and Koretsky and Domning (2014); it was considered a nomen dubium by Berta et al. (2015).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Monatherium delognii Vanden Broeck p. 199
1874Monotherium delognii Vanden Broeck p. 199
1876Monotherium delognii Van Beneden p. 800
1898Monatherium delognii Trouessart p. 380
1904Monatherium delognei Trouessart p. 283
1922Monotherium delognii Kellogg p. 112
1947Monatherium delognii Friant p. 5
1976Monotherium delognii Ray p. 394
2001Monotherium delognii Koretsky p. 86
2014Monotherium delognii Koretsky and Domning p. 227
2018Monotherium delognii Dewaele et al. p. 22

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Pinnipedimorpha
Pinnipedia()
familyPhocidae
genusMonotherium
speciesdelognii

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