Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Bocatherium mexicanum

- Tritylodontidae

Taxonomy
Bocatherium mexicanum was named by Clark and Hopson (1985). Its type specimen is IGM 3492, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Huizachal Canyon, which is in a Pliensbachian floodplain siltstone in the La Boca Formation of Mexico. It is the type species of Bocatherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1985Bocatherium mexicanum Clark and Hopson p. 398

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
RankNameAuthor
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
familyTritylodontidaeCope 1884
genusBocatherium
speciesmexicanum

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