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Kaupitherium gruelli

Mammalia - Dugongidae

Taxonomy
Kaupitherium gruelli was named by Voss and Hampe (2017). Its type specimen is BSPG 1956 I 540, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Eckelsheim, which is in a Rupelian marine horizon in the Alzey Formation of Germany. It is the type species of Kaupitherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2017Kaupitherium gruelli Voss and Hampe p. 341

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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
Pansirenia
Sirenia()
familyDugongidae
genusKaupitherium
speciesgruelli

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