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Nannodectes simpsoni

Mammalia - Primates - Plesiadapidae

Taxonomy
Pronothodectes simpsoni was named by Gazin (1956). Its type specimen is USNM 20754, a mandible, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Ledge, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

It was recombined as Nannodectes simpsoni by Gingerich (1975), Gingerich (1976) and Burger (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Pronothodectes simpsoni Gazin pp. 20-21 figs. Pl. 3
1975Nannodectes simpsoni Gingerich p. 138
1976Nannodectes simpsoni Gingerich
2007Nannodectes simpsoni Burger p. 148

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
superfamilyPlesiadapoidea
familyPlesiadapidaeTrouessart 1897
genusNannodectes
speciessimpsoni()

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