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Copelemur praetutus

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Taxonomy
Pelycodus praetutus was named by Gazin (1962). Its type specimen is U.S.N.M. No. 22262, a mandible (right ramus of mandible with P3 (incomplete)-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Bitter Creek, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Wasatch Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Copelemur praetutus by Gingerich and Simons (1977) and Beard (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1962Pelycodus praetutus Gazin p. 28
1977Copelemur praetutus Gingerich and Simons p. 267
1988Copelemur praetutus Beard

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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
subfamilyNotharctinaeTrouessart 1879
genusCopelemur
speciespraetutus()

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