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Microcosmodontidae

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Microcosmodontidae

Taxonomy
Microcosmodontidae was named by Holtzman and Wolberg (1977). Its type is Microcosmodon. It was considered monophyletic by Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum (2001).

It was reranked as the subfamily Microcosmodontinae by Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979).

It was assigned to Eucosmodontidae by Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979); to Cimolodonta by Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum (2001) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004); and to Multituberculata by Scott et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Microcosmodontidae Holtzman and Wolberg
1979Microcosmodontinae Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 102
2001Microcosmodontidae Kielan-Jaworowska and Hurum p. 417
2004Microcosmodontidae Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 330
2006Microcosmodontidae Scott et al.

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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
suborderCimolodonta()
familyMicrocosmodontidaeHoltzman and Wolberg 1977
familyMicrocosmodontidaeHoltzman and Wolberg 1977

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