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Plesiochoffatia thoas

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Paulchoffatiidae

Taxonomy
Parachoffatia thoas was named by Hahn and Hahn (1998). Its type specimen is IPFUB th (m2)-1, a tooth (isolated left m2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Guimarota, which is in a Kimmeridgian lagoonal coal in the Alcobaça Formation of Portugal. It is the type species of Parachoffatia.

It was recombined as Plesiochoffatia thoas by Hahn and Hahn (1999) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Parachoffatia thoas Hahn and Hahn p. 73 figs. 41-43
1999Plesiochoffatia thoas Hahn and Hahn p. 156
2004Plesiochoffatia thoas Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 253, 308 figs. 8.28, 8.31B

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderPlagiaulacida(Ameghino 1889)
familyPaulchoffatiidaeHahn 1969
subfamilyPaulchoffatiinae
genusPlesiochoffatia
speciesthoas()

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