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Antarctodon

Mammalia - Ungulata

Taxonomy
Antarctodon was named by Bond et al. (2011). Its type is Antarctodon sobrali.

It was assigned to Astrapotheria by Bond et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Antarctodon Bond et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
Meridiungulata
orderAstrapotheria
genusAntarctodon

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
M. Bond et al. 2011Small astrapothere, slightly larger than Trigonostylops. Holotype represents p4 (or possibly m1) with long anterolingual crescent, longer than in Trigonostylops. Small hypoconulid, lingually retracted hypolophid. Lophoid, transversally elongated entoconid, forming an “entocristid” reaching anterior slope of hypoconulid.