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Morganucodon heikuopengensis

Taxonomy
Eozostrodon heikuopengensis was named by Young (1978). Its type specimen is IVPP V 4728, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hei Koa Peng, Lufeng (CUP, IVPP), which is in a Sinemurian terrestrial horizon in the Lufeng Formation of China.

It was recombined as Morganucodon heikuopengensis by Luo and Wu (1994), Luo et al. (1995) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Eozostrodon heikuopengensis Young
1979Eozostrodon heikuopengensis Jenkins and Crompton p. 75
1994Morganucodon heikuopengensis Luo and Wu p. 263
1995Morganucodon heikuopengensis Luo et al.
2004Morganucodon heikuopengensis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 165, 174-176

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
genusMorganucodon
speciesheikuopengensis()

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