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Protalphadon lulli

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Alphadon lulli was named by Clemens (1966). Its type specimen is UCMP 47047, a maxilla (fragmentary left maxilla with M1-2, alveoli of M3, and parts of alveoli of P3 and P4), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Lull 2 Quarry (UCMP V-5620), which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial sandstone in the Lance Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Protalphadon.

It was recombined as Protalphadon lulli by Cifelli (1990), Johanson (1995), Johanson (1996) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Alphadon lulli Clemens
1979Alphadon lulli Clemens p. 193
1986Alphadon lulli Lillegraven and McKenna p. 35
1990Protalphadon lulli Cifelli
1995Protalphadon lulli Johanson
1996Protalphadon lulli Johanson
2004Protalphadon lulli Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 455-456

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
genusProtalphadon
specieslulli()

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