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Priacodon grandaevus

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

Taxonomy
Priacodon grandaevus was named by Simpson (1925). Its type specimen is YPM 10349, a maxilla (part of left maxilla and jugal with crowns of the first three molars and alveoli for the last molar and the last premolar), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Priacodon grandaevus Simpson
1929Priacodon grandaevus Simpson p. 37
1979Priacodon grandaevus Jenkins and Crompton p. 75
2004Priacodon grandaevus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 219, 245-246

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderEutriconodontaKermack et al. 1973
familyTriconodontidaeMarsh 1887
genusPriacodon
speciesgrandaevus

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