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Plesiolestes nacimienti

Mammalia - Primates - Palaechthonidae

Taxonomy
Palaechthon nacimienti was named by Wilson and Szalay (1972). Its type specimen is UKMNH 9557, a mandible (left mandible with P3-M3 and right mandible with P3-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Big Pocket, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial siltstone in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Plesiolestes nacimienti by Gunnell (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1972Palaechthon nacimienti Wilson and Szalay
1989Plesiolestes nacimienti Gunnell

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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
suborderPlesiadapiformesSimons and Tattersall 1972
superfamilyMicrosyopoidea
familyPalaechthonidaeSzalay 1969
subfamilyPlesiolestinae
genusPlesiolestes
speciesnacimienti(Wilson and Szalay 1972)

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