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Nortedelphys minimus

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Taxonomy
Nortedelphys minimus was named by Case et al. (2004) [original description omits heading of section describing the species (corrected in Case et al. 2005) but is clearly valid under the ICZN]. Its type specimen is UCMP 72211, a tooth (LM3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bug Creek Anthills (Reworked), which is in a Lancian terrestrial horizon in the Hell Creek Formation of Montana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2004Nortedelphys minimus Case et al. p. 242

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
Herpetotheriidae(Trouessart 1879)
genusNortedelphys
speciesminimus

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