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Torrejonia wilsoni

Mammalia - Primates - Palaechthonidae

Taxonomy
Torrejonia wilsoni was named by Gazin (1968). Its type specimen is USNM 25255, a mandible (left ramus of mandible including P3-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is East Flank Torreon Wash (Upper), which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Plesiolestes wilsoni by Szalay (1973), Lucas and Froehlich (1989), Williamson and Lucas (1993) and Williamson (1996); it was synonymized subjectively with Palaechthon problematicus by Gingerich (1980), Rigby (1980) and Tsentas (1981).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1968Torrejonia wilsoni Gazin p. 632 figs. 1-2
1969Torrejonia wilsoni Gazin p. 6
1973Plesiolestes wilsoni Szalay
1989Torrejonia wilsoni Gunnell
1989Plesiolestes wilsoni Lucas and Froehlich
1993Plesiolestes wilsoni Williamson and Lucas
1996Plesiolestes wilsoni Williamson
2017Torrejonia wilsoni Chester et al.

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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
genusTorrejonia
specieswilsoni

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