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Cantius trigonodus

Mammalia - Primates - Notharctidae

Taxonomy
Pelycodus trigonodus was named by Matthew (1915). Its type specimen is AMNH 15017, a partial skull (associated upper and lower jaws), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is American Museum Dry Camp 1, which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwod Formation of Wyoming.

It was synonymized subjectively with Pelycodus ralstoni by McKenna (1960); it was synonymized subjectively with Cantius frugivorus by Beard (1988); it was recombined as Cantius trigonodus by Gingerich and Haskin (1981), Godinot (1998) and Gunnell (2002).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1915Pelycodus trigonodus Matthew
1971Pelycodus trigonodus Prichinello
1977Pelycodus trigonodus Gingerich and Simons p. 257
1979Pelycodus trigonodus Bown
1981Cantius trigonodus Gingerich and Haskin
1998Cantius trigonodus Godinot
2002Cantius trigonodus Gunnell

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

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