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Loxolophus grangeri

Mammalia - Arctocyonidae

Taxonomy
Protogonodon grangeri was named by Simpson (1936). Its type locality is Barrel Spring Arroyo (Taeniolabis Zone), which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

It was synonymized subjectively with Loxolophus pentacus by Van Valen (1978) and Middleton (1983); it was synonymized subjectively with Loxolophus stenognathus by Williamson and Lucas (1993) and Williamson (1996); it was recombined as Loxolophus grangeri by Robison (1986) and Eberle and Lillegraven (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Protogonodon grangeri Simpson
1986Loxolophus grangeri Robison
1998Loxolophus grangeri Eberle and Lillegraven

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
familyArctocyonidaeMurray 1866
genusLoxolophus
speciesgrangeri()

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