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Apatemys downsi

Mammalia - Insectivora - Apatemyidae

Taxonomy
Apatemys downsi was named by Gazin (1958). Its type specimen is L.A.C.M. (C.I.T.) No. 5202, a mandible (fragment of right ramus of mandible with P4-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tapo Canyon (Upper), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Sespe Formation of California.

It was synonymized subjectively with Apatemys bellus by West (1973) and Kelly (1990).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Apatemys downsi Gazin p. 89
1996Apatemys downsi Walsh

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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()
orderInsectivoraBowdich 1821
superfamilyApatemyoidea
familyApatemyidae
genusApatemys
speciesdownsi

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