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Bessoecetor septentrionalis

Mammalia - Pantolestidae

Taxonomy
Diacodon septentrionalis was named by Russell (1929). Its type specimen is UALVP 126, a mandible (incomplete left dentary containing m3), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Cochrane 1, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Porcupine Hills Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Propalaeosinopa septentrionalis by Fox (1990); it was recombined as Bessoecetor septentrionalis by Scott et al. (2002) and Scott et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Diacodon septentrionalis Russell
1935Palaeosinopa diluculi Simpson
1936Bessoecetor thomsoni Simpson
1937Bessoecetor diluculi Simpson
1967Propalaeosinopa diluculi Van Valen
1980Propalaeosinopa diluculi Rigby, Jr.
1981Propalaeosinopa thomsoni Rose
1982Propalaeosinopa thomsoni Winterfeld
1983Propalaeosinopa diluculi Krause and Gingerich
1986Propalaeosinopa thomsoni Hartman
1990Propalaeosinopa septentrionalis Fox
1995Propalaeosinopa diluculi Cifelli et al.
2002Bessoecetor septentrionalis Scott et al. p. 700
2013Bessoecetor septentrionalis 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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Cimolesta()
suborderPantolesta
familyPantolestidaeCope 1884
genusBessoecetor
speciesseptentrionalis(Russell 1929)

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