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Limeryx chimaera

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae

Taxonomy
Limeryx chimaera was named by Metais et al. (2005). Its type specimen is IVPP V12760.1, a tooth (isolated left M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Shanghuang Quarry, fissure D, which is in an Eocene fissure fill limestone in China. It is the type species of Limeryx.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2005Limeryx chimaera Metais et al. pp. 994-995 fig. 2
2007Limeryx chimaera Theodor et al. p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
familyHomacodontidaeMarsh 1849
genusLimeryx
specieschimaera

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