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Pierolapithecus catalaunicus

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

Taxonomy
Pierolapithecus catalaunicus was named by Moyà-Solà et al. (2004). Its type specimen is IPS-21350, a partial skeleton (partial skeleton with partial skull but no mandibles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Barranc de Can Vila, which is in a MN 7 + 8 terrestrial horizon in Spain. It is the type species of Pierolapithecus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Pierolapithecus catalaunicus Moyà-Solà et al. p. 1339

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
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
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
superfamilyHominoideaGray 1825
familyHominidaeGray 1825
genusPierolapithecus
speciescatalaunicus

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