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Chamitaxus avitus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Chamitaxus avitus was named by Owen (2006). Its type specimen is F:AM 27458, a skull (almost complete skull with left and right I1-M1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Osbornoceros Quarry, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Chamita Formation of New Mexico. It is the type species of Chamitaxus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Chamitaxus avitus Owen p. 1002

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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
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyTaxidiinae(Pocock 1920)
genusChamitaxus
speciesavitus

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