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Nannodectes gidleyi

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Taxonomy
Nothodectes gidleyi was named by Matthew (1917). Its type specimen is A.M.N.H. No. 17120, a partial skull (upper and lower jaws), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mason Pocket, which is in a Tiffanian fissure fill shale in Colorado. It is the type species of Nothodectes.

It was recombined as Plesiadapis gidleyi by Simpson (1928), Simpson (1935), Simpson (1937) and Russell (1967); it was recombined as Nannodectes gidleyi by Gingerich (1975) and Gingerich (1976).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1917Nothodectes gidleyi Matthew p. 832
1928Plesiadapis gidleyi Simpson p. 7
1935Plesiadapis gidleyi Simpson
1937Plesiadapis gidleyi Simpson p. 165
1967Plesiadapis gidleyi Russell
1975Nannodectes gidleyi Gingerich p. 138
1976Nannodectes gidleyi Gingerich

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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
genusNannodectes
speciesgidleyi()

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