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Apistodon exiguus

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia

Taxonomy
Pediomys exiguus was named by Fox (1971). Its type specimen is UALVP 5536, a tooth (RM1), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-4), which is in a Santonian terrestrial horizon in the Milk River Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Apistodon exiguus by Davis (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Pediomys exiguus Fox
1979Pediomys exiguus Clemens p. 193
2004Pediomys exiguus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 457
2007Apistodon exiguus Davis p. 226

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
genusApistodon
speciesexiguus()

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