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Zhangolestes jilinensis

Mammalia - Zalambdalestidae

Taxonomy
Zhangolestes jilinensis was named by Zan et al. (2006). Its type specimen is Jilin Univ. Geol. Mus. Ya1.23.i, a mandible, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Shanqian, Liufangzi, Gongzhuling quarry, which is in an Aptian/Cenomanian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Quantou Formation of China. It is the type species of Zhangolestes.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Zhangolestes jilinensis Zan et al. p. 155 figs. 2-7

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
familyZalambdalestidae
genusZhangolestes
speciesjilinensis

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