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Palaeictops multicuspis

Mammalia - Leptictidae

Taxonomy
Parictops multicuspis was named by Granger (1910) [type locality is "From the Wind River beds (Lambdotherium zone) on Alkali Creek, Wind River Basin, Wyoming. Amer. Mus. Exped. 1909." possibly 16207]. Its type specimen is AMNH 14741, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Palaeictops multicuspis by Van Valen (1967), Novacek (1977) and Velazco and Novacek (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1910Parictops multicuspis Granger
1967Palaeictops multicuspis Van Valen
1977Palaeictops multicuspis Novacek
2016Palaeictops multicuspis Velazco and Novacek p. 4

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
superorderLeptictida
familyLeptictidaeGill 1872
genusPalaeictopsMatthew 1899
speciesmulticuspis()

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