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Pronothodectes matthewi

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Taxonomy
Pronothodectes matthewi was named by Gidley (1923). Its type specimen is U.S.N.M. no. 9547, a maxilla (part of right maxilla with P4-M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Gidley Quarry, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the Fort Union Formation of Montana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Pronothodectes matthewi Gidley
1937Pronothodectes matthewi Simpson p. 165
1969Pronothodectes matthewi Gazin p. 7
1975Pronothodectes matthewi Gingerich p. 136
1990Pronothodectes matthewi Fox p. 638
2013Pronothodectes matthewi Scott et al.

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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()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
superfamilyPlesiadapoidea
familyPlesiadapidaeTrouessart 1897
genusPronothodectesGidley 1923
speciesmatthewiGidley 1923

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