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Periptychus coarctatus

Mammalia - Periptychidae

Taxonomy
Periptychus coarctatus was named by Cope (1883). Its type specimen is AMNH 3775, a mandible (lower dentition), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Plagioptychus coarctatus by Matthew (1936); it was recombined as Carsioptychus coarctatus by Simpson (1936), Archibald et al. (1987) and Cifelli et al. (1999).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Periptychus coarctatus Cope
1888Periptychus brabensis Cope
1936Plagioptychus coarctatus Matthew
1936Carsioptychus coarctatus Simpson
1936Carsioptychus matthewi Simpson
1936Periptychus matthewi Simpson
1936Plagioptychus matthewi Simpson
1937Periptychus coarctatus Matthew
1941Periptychus hamaxitus Gazin
1978Periptychus coarctatus Van Valen
1987Carsioptychus coarctatus Archibald et al.
1987Carsioptychus matthewi Archibald et al.
1993Periptychus coarctatus Williamson and Lucas
1996Periptychus coarctatus Williamson
1998Periptychus coarctatus Eberle and Lillegraven
1999Carsioptychus coarctatus Cifelli et al.
2003Periptychus coarctatus Eberle p. 159

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Epitheria
UngulataLinnaeus 1766
Bulbulodentata
familyPeriptychidaeCope 1882
subfamilyPeriptychinaeOsborn and Earle 1895
genusPeriptychus
speciescoarctatusCope 1883

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