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Bomburodon priscus

Ellipsodon priscus was named by Matthew (1937). Its type specimen is AMNH 16403, a partial skull (Partial maxilla and mandibles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 3 miles above Kimbetoh, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico. It is the type species of Bomburia, Bomburodon.

It was recombined as Tiznatzinia priscus by Simpson (1936); it was recombined as Bomburia priscus by Van Valen (1978), Williamson and Lucas (1993) and Williamson (1996); it was recombined as Bomburia prisca by Williamson and Carr (2007); it was recombined as Bomburodon priscus by Williamson and Carr (2012).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Tiznatzinia priscus Simpson
1937Ellipsodon priscus Matthew
1978Bomburia priscus Van Valen
1978Platymastus palantir Van Valen
1983Ellipsodon priscus Cifelli
1993Bomburia priscus Williamson and Lucas
1996Bomburia priscus Williamson
2007Bomburia prisca Williamson and Carr p. 967
2012Bomburodon priscus Williamson and Carr

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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.

No diagnoses are available