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Apidium phiomense

Mammalia - Primates - Parapithecidae

Taxonomy
Apidium phiomense was named by Osborn (1908). Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 13370, a mandible (partial mandible with P4-M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Northwest of Quarry A, which is in a Rupelian terrestrial horizon in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Apidium phiomense Osborn
1960Apidium phiomense Simons p. 825
1973Apidium phiomense Gingerich p. 1

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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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderParapithecoidea(Schlosser 1911)
familyParapithecidaeSchlosser 1911
subfamilyQatraniinae
genusApidium
speciesphiomenseOsborn 1908

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