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Cyriacotherium argyreum

Mammalia - Cyriacotheriidae

Taxonomy
Cyriacotherium argyreum was named by Rose and Krause (1982) [genotype]. Its type specimen is PU 18821, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Brice Canyon, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Cyriacotherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Cyriacotherium argyreum Rose and Krause p. 28 figs. Figs. 1-3

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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()
Cimolesta()
suborderPantodonta(Cope 1873)
superfamilyPantolambdoideaCope 1883
familyCyriacotheriidae
genusCyriacotherium
speciesargyreum

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