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Loxaulax valdensis

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Eobaataridae

Taxonomy
Dipriodon valdensis was named by Woodward (1911). Its type specimen is BMNH M 10480, a tooth (right M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cliff End bonebed [Fairlight Cliffs, near Hastings], which is in a Valanginian estuary/bay conglomerate in the Wadhurst Clay Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Dipriodon, Loxaulax.

It was recombined as Loxaulax valdensis by Woodward (1911), Simpson (1928), Clemens (1963), Hahn (1971), Clemens and Lees (1971), Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Loxaulax valdensis Woodward pp. 278-279
1911Dipriodon valdensis Woodward p. 280 figs. page 279
1928Loxaulax valdensis Simpson p. 49 fig. 13
1963Loxaulax valdensis Clemens p. 59 fig. 2
1971Loxaulax valdensis Clemens and Lees p. 122
1971Loxaulax valdensis Hahn pp. 36-37
1979Loxaulax valdensis Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Loxaulax valdensis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 254, 317

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderPlagiaulacida(Ameghino 1889)
familyEobaataridae
genusLoxaulax
speciesvaldensis()

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