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Fordonia lavocati

Mammalia - Pseudorhyncocyonidae

Taxonomy
Fordonia lavocati was named by Marandat (1989). Its type specimen is USTL.FDN-132, a tooth (Left P4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Fordones, which is in an Eocene fluvial siliciclastic in the Calcaire de Ventenac Formation of France. It is the type species of Fordonia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1989Fordonia lavocati Marandat p. 165 fig. 1
2013Fordonia lavocati Hooker

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
familyPseudorhyncocyonidaeSigé 1974
genusFordonia
specieslavocati

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