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Proticia venezuelensis

Mammalia - Ungulata - Pyrotheriidae

Taxonomy
Proticia venezuelensis was named by Patterson (1977). Its type specimen is Museo de Historia Natural, Caracas no. 237, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Head of Quebrada Agua Viva, which is in an Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Trujillo Formation of Venezuela. It is the type species of Proticia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Proticia venezuelensis Patterson

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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()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
Meridiungulata
suborderPyrotheriaAmeghino 1895
familyPyrotheriidaeAmeghino 1889
genusProticia
speciesvenezuelensis

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