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Cantius mckennai

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Taxonomy
Pelycodus mckennai was named by Gingerich and Simons (1977). Its type specimen is UM 67113, a maxilla (left maxilla with M1-3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is SC-133, which is in a Wasatchian wet floodplain wackestone/carbonate in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Cantius mckennai by Gingerich and Haskin (1981).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Pelycodus mckennai Gingerich and Simons
1981Cantius mckennai Gingerich and Haskin

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
familyNotharctidaeTrouessart 1879
genusCantiusSimons 1962
speciesmckennai()

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