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Kekenodon onamata

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Kekenodontidae

Taxonomy
Kekenodon onamata was named by Hector (1881) [Dominion Museum at Wellington]. Its type specimen is DM Ma. 69, a mandible (lower jaw and teeth), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wharekuri Creek, which is in a Duntroonian offshore shelf horizon in the Kokoamu Greensand Formation of New Zealand.

It was considered an invalid subgroup of Squalodontidae by Zittel (1925); it was considered an invalid subgroup of Kekenodon by Fordyce (1991); it was corrected as Kekenodon onomata by Martínez-Cáceres et al. (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Kekenodon onamata Hector p. 435 figs. Plate XVIII
1894Kenodon onamata Zittel p. 168
1898Kekenodon onamata Trouessart p. 1010
1904Kekenodon onamata Trouessart p. 754
1914Kekenodon onomata Abel p. 220
1923Kekenodon onamata Kellogg p. 26
1936Kekenodon onamata Kellogg p. 226
1967Kekenodon onamata Harland et al. p. 774
1973Kekenodon onamata Keyes p. 389
1982Kekenodon onamata Sanders et al. p. H118
2010Kekenodon onamata Fitzgerald p. 370 figs. Table 1
2014Kekenodon onamata Clementz et al.
2017Kekenodon onomata Martínez-Cáceres et al. p. 13
2018Kekenodon onamata Uhen p. 79

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetacea()
Pelagiceti
Neoceti
familyKekenodontidae()
genusKekenodon
speciesonamata

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