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Bishops whitmorei

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Taxonomy
Bishops whitmorei was named by Rich et al. (2001). Its type specimen is NMV P210075, a mandible (left mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Flat Rocks, Bunurong Marine Park, which is in an Aptian fluvial sandstone/conglomerate in the Wonthaggi Formation of Australia. It is the type species of Bishops.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Bishops whitmorei Rich p. 14
2001Bishops whitmorei Rich et al. pp. 1-10 figs. 1-4
2002Bishops whitmorei Kool p. 5
2002Bishops whitmorei Rich p. 14
2004Bishops whitmorei Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 206-207

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
AustralosphenidaLuo et al. 2001
genusBishops
specieswhitmorei

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