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Bolodon falconeri

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Plagiaulacidae

Taxonomy
Plagiaulax falconeri was named by Owen (1871). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83), which is in a Berriasian marine horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

It was recombined as Ctenacodon falconeri by Owen (1871), Simpson (1928) and Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979); it was recombined as Bolodon falconeri by Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Ctenacodon falconeri Owen
1871Plagiaulax falconeri Owen p. 84 figs. Pl. 4, fig. 16
1928Ctenacodon falconeri Simpson p. 41 figs. Pl. 3, fig. 3; text-fig. 9
1979Ctenacodon falconeri Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Bolodon falconeri Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 254, 315

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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)
familyPlagiaulacidaeGill 1872
genusBolodon
speciesfalconeri()

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