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Maotherium asiaticus

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Maotherium asiaticus was named by Ji et al. (2009). Its type specimen is HGM 41H-III-0321, a skeleton (almost complete skull and most of the postcranial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lujiatun Maotherium locality, which is in an Aptian terrestrial horizon in the Yixian Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Maotherium asiaticus Ji et al. p. 281

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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
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Spalacotherioidea
genusMaotherium
speciesasiaticus

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