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Poebrotherium chadronense

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Poebrotherium chadronense was named by Prothero (1996). Its type specimen is TMM 40504-22, a partial skeleton (skull and partial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Airstrip (TMM 40504), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Capote Mountain Tuff Formation of Texas.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1996Poebrotherium chadronense Prothero p. 614 figs. Figure 2, Table 2
1998Poebrotherium chadronense 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
genusPoebrotherium
specieschadronense

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
D. R. Prothero 1996Medium-small sized Poebrotherium (M1-3 length = 33-35 mm) with a distinct posterolingual cusp on P3 and a wider P4 than P. eximium. Intermediate in size between P. franki and P. eximium or P. wilsoni.