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Leptarctus wortmani

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Leptarctus wortmani was named by Matthew (1924). Its type specimen is AMNH 2575, a mandible (lower jaw with canine, p3, and p4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Leptarctus wortmani type, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Leptarctus wortmani Matthew
2001Leptarctus kansasensis Lim and Martin
2001Leptarctus desuii Lim and Martin p. 314
2003Leptarctus (Pseudoleptarctus) genowaysi Lim and Martin
2009Leptarctus wortmani Korth and Baskin p. 41

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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
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyLeptarctinaeGazin 1936
genusLeptarctus
specieswortmani

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