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Triconodon mordax

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Triconodontidae

Taxonomy
Triconodon mordax was named by Owen (1859). Its type specimen is BMNH 47764, a mandible (left mandible), and 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 is the type species of Triconodon.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1859Triconodon mordax Owen
1871Triconodon minor Owen figs. pl. 4, fig. 6
1871Triacanthodon serrula Owen p. 72 figs. Pl. 4, figs 7-8
1928Triconodon mordax Simpson p. 77 figs. Pl. 4, figs 2-5; pl. 5, figs 1-5; text-figs 24-26, 30c
1979Triconodon mordax Jenkins and Crompton p. 75
2004Triconodon mordax Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 219, 245

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderEutriconodontaKermack et al. 1973
familyTriconodontidaeMarsh 1887
genusTriconodonOwen 1859
speciesmordaxOwen 1859

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