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Phenacopithecus xueshii

Mammalia - Primates - Eosimiidae

Taxonomy
Phenacopithecus xueshii was named by Beard and Wang (2004). Its type specimen is IVPP V11998.4, a tooth (right [lower] P4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Nanbaotou, which is in a Sharamurunian floodplain siliciclastic in the Heti Formation of China. It is the type species of Phenacopithecus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Phenacopithecus xueshii Beard and Wang p. 417

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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()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
familyEosimiidae
genusPhenacopithecus
speciesxueshii

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