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Poebrodon kayi

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Poebrodon kayi was named by Gazin (1955) [genotype]. Its type specimen is USNM 20393, a maxilla (Left maxillary fragment with M1, M2, and most of M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Poebrodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1955Poebrodon kayi Gazin
1976Poebrodon kayi Golz
1996Poebrodon kayi Prothero p. 611
1998Poebrodon kayi Honey et al. p. 441

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyCameloidea
familyCamelidae
genusPoebrodon
specieskayi

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
C. L. Gazin 1955Teeth a little less than one-half the size of those in Poebrotherium wilsoni.