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Catopsalis foliatus

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Taeniolabididae

Taxonomy
Catopsalis foliatus was named by Cope (1882) [genotype; Granger and Simpson 1929 show that this IS the original combination]. It is the type species of Catopsalis.

It was recombined as Polymastodon foliatus by Cope (1884), Cope (1885) and Osborn and Earle (1895).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Catopsalis foliatus Cope
1884Polymastodon foliatus Cope
1885Polymastodon foliatus Cope
1895Polymastodon foliatus Osborn and Earle
1897Catopsalis foliatus Matthew
1929Catopsalis foliatus Granger and Simpson
1937Catopsalis foliatus Matthew
1979Catopsalis foliatus Kielan-Jaworowska and Sloan pp. 188-189
1989Catopsalis johnstoni Fox
1997Catopsalis foliatus Lucas et al.
2004Catopsalis foliatus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 331
2004Catopsalis johnstoni Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 331

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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
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
superfamilyTaeniolabidoidea()
familyTaeniolabididaeGranger and Simpson 1929
genusCatopsalisCope 1882
speciesfoliatusCope 1882

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
R. C. Fox 1989 (Catopsalis johnstoni)A species of Catopsalis having molars significantly larger than those of Catopsalis joyneri and C. alexanderi, yet smaller than those of C. calgariensis.