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Obergfellia occidentalis

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Anthracobunidae

Taxonomy
Obergfellia occidentalis was named by Cooper et al. (2014). Its type specimen is H-GSP 1981, a mandible (mandibles with left p1-m3 and right p4- m3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is H-GSP 62, which is in a Lutetian coarse channel fill conglomerate in the Kuldana Formation of Pakistan. It is the type species of Obergfellia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2014Obergfellia occidentalis Cooper et al. p. 7

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
familyAnthracobunidaeWells and Gingerich 1983
genusObergfellia
speciesoccidentalis

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
L. N. Cooper et al. 2014Differs from other anthracobunids in exhibiting the following combination of features: (i) lower molars broad, (ii) lower m3 short, and (iii) angular process of the mandible long but shorter than that of Anthracobune.