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Herpetotherium valens

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Didelphys valens was named by Lambe (1908). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Calf Creek, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Cypress Hills Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Peratherium valens by Russell (1934) and Russell (1984); it was recombined as Herpetotherium valens by Korth (1994) and Eberle and Storer (1995).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Didelphys valens Lambe
1934Peratherium valens Russell
1961Peratherium donahoei Hough
1984Peratherium valens Russell
1994Herpetotherium valens Korth
1995Herpetotherium valens Eberle and Storer

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
Herpetotheriidae(Trouessart 1879)
genusHerpetotherium
speciesvalens()

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