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Docodon affinis

Mammalia - Docodonta - Docodontidae

Taxonomy
Enneodon affinis was named by Marsh (1887). Its type specimen is USNM 2129, a mandible (left mandible with C, P1, P3-4, and M2-4), 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.

It was recombined as Docodon affinis by Simpson (1929), Kron (1979) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Enneodon affinis Marsh p. 339
1929Docodon affinis Simpson pp. 86, 94-95
1979Docodon affinis Kron p. 91
2004Docodon affinis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 196-197

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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
orderDocodontaKretzoi 1946
familyDocodontidae
genusDocodon
speciesaffinis()

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