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Propliopithecus haeckeli

Mammalia - Primates - Propliopithecidae

Taxonomy
Propliopithecus haeckeli was named by Schlosser (1911). Its type specimen is SMN 12638, a mandible (left and right mandibles), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Stuttgart Fayum collection, which is in a Rupelian terrestrial horizon in the Jebel Qatrani Formation of Egypt. It is the type species of Propliopithecus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Moeripithecus markgrafi Schlosser
1911Propliopithecus haeckeli Schlosser
1965Propliopithecus haeckeli Simons p. 139
1978Propliopithecus haeckeli Gingerich p. 90

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
familyPropliopithecidaeStraus 1961
genusPropliopithecusSchlosser 1911
specieshaeckeliSchlosser 1911

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