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Eoalphadon clemensi

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae

Taxonomy
Alphadon clemensi was named by Eaton (1993). Its type specimen is MNA V6338, a tooth (LM2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bulldog Bench (MNA 1067), which is in a Cenomanian crevasse splay mudstone in the Naturita Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Alphadon.

It was recombined as Eoalphadon clemensi by Eaton (2009).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Alphadon clemensi Eaton
2004Alphadon clemensi Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 454-455
2009Eoalphadon clemensi Eaton

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
familyAlphadontidaeMarshall et al. 1990
genusEoalphadon
speciesclemensi()

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