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Herpetotherium knighti

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Peratherium knighti was named by McGrew et al. (1959). Its type locality is Hyopsodus Hill, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Herpetotherium knighti by Rothecker and Storer (1996).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Entomacodon minutus Marsh p. 214
1872Centracodon delicatus Marsh p. 215
1959Peratherium knighti McGrew et al.
1962Peratherium morrisi Gazin
1973Peradectes morrisi Setoguchi
1996Herpetotherium knighti Rothecker and Storer

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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()
Herpetotheriidae(Trouessart 1879)
genusHerpetotherium
speciesknighti()

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