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Plesiadapis fodinatus

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Taxonomy
Plesiadapis fodinatus was named by Jepsen (1930). Its type specimen is Princeton No. 13278, a mandible (right lower jaw with I-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Princeton Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Plesiadapis fodinatus Jepsen p. 515
1952Plesiadapis farisi Dorr
1975Plesiadapis fodinatus Gingerich p. 141

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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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
superfamilyPlesiadapoidea
familyPlesiadapidaeTrouessart 1897
genusPlesiadapisGervais 1877
speciesfodinatus

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