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Kenyapithecus

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

Taxonomy
Kenyapithecus was named by Leakey (1961).

It was assigned to Hominidae by Leakey (1968); and to Kenyapithecini by Andrews (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1961Kenyapithecus Leakey
1968Kenyapithecus Leakey p. 827
1992Kenyapithecus Andrews p. 642

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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
orderPrimates
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
superfamilyHominoideaGray 1825
familyHominidaeGray 1825
subfamilyDryopithecinae
tribeKenyapithecini
genusKenyapithecusLeakey 1961

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