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Glirodon grandis

Mammalia - Multituberculata

Taxonomy
Glirodon grandis was named by Engelmann and Callison (1999). Its type specimen is DINO 10822, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Glirodon grandis type site, DNM (PROXY), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian terrestrial horizon in the Morrison Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Glirodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1999Glirodon grandis Engelmann and Callison pp. 161-162
2001Glirodon grandis Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum p. 412
2004Glirodon grandis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 253, 303

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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
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderPlagiaulacida(Ameghino 1889)
genusGlirodon
speciesgrandis

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