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Lavocatia alfambrensis

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Pinheirodontidae

Taxonomy
Lavocatia alfambrensis was named by Canudo and Cuenca-Bescós (1996). Its type specimen is MPZ 95/172, a tooth (crown of a right P5 lacking roots), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Poca, which is in a Barremian fluvial-lacustrine claystone in the Camarillas Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Lavocatia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Lavocatia alfambrensis Canudo and Cuenca-Bescós pp. 218-222 figs. 3.1-3.6
2004Lavocatia alfambrensis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 254, 314

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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)
familyPinheirodontidae
genusLavocatia
speciesalfambrensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. I. Canudo and G. Cuenca-Bescós 1996A paulchoffatiid with elongated , longer than broad , P5 . Cusp formula 4 : 6 : 5 . Middle row longer than lingual and buccal rows ; lingual row shorter than buccal . Rows are oblique to the anteroposterior axis .