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Picrodus silberlingi

Mammalia - Primates - Picrodontidae

Taxonomy
Picrodus silberlingi was named by Douglass (1908). Its type specimen is Carnegie Mus. no 1670, a mandible (incomplete right dentary with p4, m1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Silberling Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the "Fort Union" (= Lebo) Formation of Montana.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Megopterna minuta Douglass
1908Picrodus silberlingi Douglass
1908Megopterna minuta Douglass p. 18
1937Picrodus silberlingi Simpson p. 136
2005Picrodus silberlingi Scott and Fox
2013Picrodus silberlingi Burger

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
superfamilyPlesiadapoidea
familyPicrodontidae
genusPicrodus
speciessilberlingi

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