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Bunopithecus sericus

Mammalia - Primates - Hylobatidae

Taxonomy
Bunopithecus sericus was named by Matthew and Granger (1923). Its type specimen is A. M. No. 18534, a mandible (lower jaw with m2-m3 on the left side), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Bunopithecus.

It was recombined as Hylobates (Bunopithecus) sericus by Prouty et al. (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Bunopithecus sericus Matthew and Granger p. 588
1983Hylobates (Bunopithecus) sericus Prouty et al.
2005Bunopithecus sericus Mootnick and Groves p. 972

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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()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
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
familyHylobatidaeGray 1870
genusBunopithecusMatthew and Granger 1923
speciessericusMatthew and Granger 1923

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