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Vectipithex quaylei

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Nannopithex quaylei was named by Hooker (1986). Its type specimen is NHMUK M37145, a tooth (left M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Creechbarrow Hill, which is in a Bartonian marine marl/marl in the Creechbarrow Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Vectipithex quaylei by Hooker and Harrison (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Nannopithex quaylei Hooker p. 242
2008Vectipithex quaylei Hooker and Harrison

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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
familyOmomyidae
subfamilyMicrochoerinae(Lydekker 1887)
genusVectipithex
speciesquaylei()

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