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Simidectes medius

Mammalia - Acreodi

Taxonomy
Pleurocyon medius was named by Peterson (1919). Its type specimen is A.M.N.H. No. 1969, a mandible (fragment of a lower jaw with M1 in place), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is White River Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Petersonella media by Kraglievich (1948); it was recombined as Simidectes medius by Coombs (1971) and Gustafson (1979).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Pleurocyon medius Peterson p. 59
1948Petersonella media Kraglievich
1971Simidectes medius Coombs
1979Simidectes medius Gustafson

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderAcreodiMatthew 1909
Mesonychia
genusSimidectes()
speciesmedius()

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