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Afradapis longicristatus

Mammalia - Primates

Taxonomy
Afradapis longicristatus was named by Seiffert et al. (2009). Its type specimen is CGM 83690, a mandible (partial left mandible preserving P4–M3 and masseteric fossa), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Birket Qarun Locality 2, which is in a Priabonian channel sandstone in the Birket Qarun Formation of Egypt. It is the type species of Afradapis.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2009Afradapis longicristatus Seiffert et al. p. 1118

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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
infraorderStrepsirrhini(Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812)
infraorderAdapiformesHoffstetter 1977
subfamilyCaenopithecinae(Szalay and Delson 1979)
genusAfradapis
specieslongicristatus

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