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Plesiadapis tricuspidens

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Taxonomy
Plesiadapis tricuspidens was named by Gervais (1877). Its type specimen is MNHN Crl-16, a mandible (left mandibular fragment with M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Calcaire de Rilly near Reims, which is in a Thanetian terrestrial horizon in France. It is the type species of Plesiadapis.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Plesiadapis tricuspidens Gervais
1887Plesiadapis (Tricuspidens) gervaisii Lemoine p. 192
1971Plesiadapis tricuspidens Szalay p. 324
1975Plesiadapis tricuspidens Gingerich p. 141
1976Plesiadapis tricuspidens Gingerich p. 38
1994Platychoerops georgei Hooker p. 344

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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
familyPlesiadapidaeTrouessart 1897
genusPlesiadapisGervais 1877
speciestricuspidensGervais 1877

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