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Trioracodon major

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

Taxonomy
Triconodon major was named by Owen (1871). Its type specimen is BMNH 40722, a mandible (right mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Feather Quarry, Durlston Bay (DB102), which is in a Berriasian marine shale in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Trioracodon major by Simpson (1928), Jenkins and Crompton (1979) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Triconodon major Owen p. 70 figs. Pl. 4, fig. 3
1928Trioracodon major Simpson p. 96 figs. pl. 7, fig. 1
1979Trioracodon major Jenkins and Crompton
2004Trioracodon major Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 219, 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
genusTrioracodon
speciesmajor()

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