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Leptalestes cooki

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Taxonomy
Pediomys cooki was named by Clemens (1966). Its type specimen is UCMP 47738, a maxilla (right fragmentary maxilla with P3 and M1-3), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Bushy Tailed Blowout, which is in a Lancian terrestrial shale in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Leptalestes cooki by Davis (2007) and Wilson et al. (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Pediomys cooki Clemens
1979Pediomys cooki Clemens p. 193
2004Pediomys cooki Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 457
2007Leptalestes cooki Davis p. 241
2010Leptalestes cooki Wilson et al. p. 513

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Peradectidae(Crochet 1979)
Pediomyidae()
genusLeptalestes
speciescooki()

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