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Spalacotherium tricuspidens

Mammalia - Spalacotheriidae

Taxonomy
Spalacotherium tricuspidens was named by Owen (1854). Its type specimen is BMNH 46019, a mandible (left mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Durlston Bay, Lower Purbeck, Swanage (Brodie coll.), which is in a Berriasian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1854Spalacotherium tricuspidens Owen p. 426 figs. 9-12
1871Peralestes longirostris Owen
1871Spalacotherium tricuspidens Owen p. 21 figs. Pl. 1, figs 32-33
1871Peralestes longirostris Owen p. 33 figs. pl. 2, fig. 3
1925Peralestes longirostris Simpson p. 569
1925Spalacotherium tricuspidens Simpson p. 569
1928Spalacotherium tricuspidens Simpson p. 99
1928Peralestes longirostris Simpson p. 104 figs. pl. 7, fig. 7; text-fig. 33
1963Peralestes longirostris Clemens
1963Spalacotherium tricuspidens Clemens
1971Spalacotherium tricuspidens Clemens and Lees p. 124
1979Spalacotherium longirostris Cassiliano and Clemens p. 151
2004Spalacotherium tricuspidens Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 345, 367-368

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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
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
familySpalacotheriidaeMarsh 1887
genusSpalacotherium
speciestricuspidens

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