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Vectipithex ulmensis

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Adapis ulmensis was named by Schmidt-Kittler (1971). Its type specimen is BSPG.1968 VII 967, a tooth (isolated M/1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ehrenstein 1, which is in a MP 19 fissure fill horizon in Germany.

It was recombined as Protoadapis ulmensis by Schmidt-Kittler (1977); it was considered a nomen dubium by Godinot (1998); it was recombined as Vectipithex ulmensis by Hooker and Harrison (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Adapis ulmensis Schmidt-Kittler
1977Protoadapis ulmensis Schmidt-Kittler
2008Vectipithex ulmensis 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
speciesulmensis(Schmidt-Kittler 1971)

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