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Altanius orlovi

Mammalia - Primates

Taxonomy
Altanius orlovi was named by Dashzeveg and McKenna (1977). Its type specimen is ASMPR GISPS coll. 7, no. 20-8, a mandible (incomplete dentary with P4M1-3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tsagan Khushu Quarry 1, which is in a Bumbanian terrestrial gravel in the Naran Bulak Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Altanius.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Altanius orlovi Dashzeveg and McKenna
1984Altanius orlovi Rose and Krause p. 721

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
genusAltanius
speciesorlovi

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