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Pentacemylus leotensis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae

Taxonomy
Pentacemylus leotensis was named by Gazin (1955). Its type specimen is PU 16310, a partial skull (Rostral portion of skull and left ramus of mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Pentacemylus leotensis Gazin p. 33
2007Pentacemylus leotensis Theodor et al. p. 53

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
familyHomacodontidaeMarsh 1849
genusPentacemylus
speciesleotensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. L. Gazin 1955Size distinctly smaller than Pentacemylus progressus. Premolars relatively small and separated by short diaste- mata anterior to P^ and P4.