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Priscocamelus wilsoni

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Priscocamelus wilsoni was named by Stevens et al. (1969) [genotype; in Stevens et al.]. Its type specimen is TMM 40849-1, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Priscocamelus wilsoni Stevens et al. p. 30
1977Priscocamelus wilsoni Stevens p. 42
1998Priscocamelus wilsoni Honey et al. p. 451

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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
genusPriscocamelus
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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. S. Stevens et al. 1969Differs from ?Oxydactylus wyomingensis (Loomis) by relatively shorter rostrum, hence shorter diastemas between first and second premolars, and slightly shorter metapodials.