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Cookeroo

Mammalia - Diprotodontia - Macropodidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2016Cookeroo Butler et al. p. 5

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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()
AustralidelphiaSzalay 1982
orderDiprotodontiaOwen 1866
familyMacropodidae
genusCookeroo

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
K. Butler et al. 2016Macropodids with the combination of anteriorly expanded masseteric canal confluent with the mandib- ular canal that extends to below m1; sinuous i1 with enamel on the buccal surface only and with dorsal and ventral flanges pres- ent; dentary with a marked inflection of the ventral border below m3; shallow buccinators sulcus; elongate third premolar; bilopho- dont molars; m4 not greatly reduced in size; no protostylid on m1; no posterior cingulid on lower molars; slight postmetacristid and postentocristid on m1; parietal-alisphenoid contact; and StD present on M1.