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Vectipithex smithorum

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Vectipithex smithorum was named by Hooker and Harrison (2008). Its type specimen is NHMUK M45654, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is How Ledge Limestone clay unit, Headon Hill, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial limestone in the Headon Hill Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Vectipithex.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Vectipithex smithorum Hooker and Harrison

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
Tarsiiformes(Gregory 1915)
superfamilyOmomyoidea
familyOmomyidae
subfamilyMicrochoerinae(Lydekker 1887)
genusVectipithex
speciessmithorum

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