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Plecotus tetralophodon

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Taxonomy
Corynorhinus tetralophodon was named by Handley (1955). Its type specimen is LACM 192/2989, a skull (well-preserved cranium with worn teeth, lacking auditory bullae, hamular processes, incisors, right C1, and both P1s), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Plecotus tetralophodon by Martin (1972) and Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Corynorhinus tetralophodon Handley
1972Plecotus tetralophodon Martin
1980Plecotus tetralophodon Kurten and Anderson p. 124

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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
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
orderChiropteraBlumenbach 1779
suborderMicrochiropteraDobson 1875
superfamilyVespertilionoidea
familyVespertilionidae
subfamilyVespertilionae
genusPlecotusGeoffroy 1818
speciestetralophodon(Handley 1955)

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