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Loxolophus spiekeri

Mammalia - Arctocyonidae

Taxonomy
Protogonodon spiekeri was named by Gazin (1938) [original combination not certain; this is a guess based on discussion of Williamson 1996]. Its type locality is Dragon Canyon, which is in a Torrejonian terrestrial horizon in the North Horn Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Desmatoclaenus spiekeri by Gazin (1941); it was recombined as Loxolophus spiekeri by Van Valen (1978) and Williamson (1996).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Protogonodon spiekeri Gazin
1941Desmatoclaenus spiekeri Gazin
1941Protogonodon biathales Gazin
1978Loxolophus spiekeri Van Valen
1986Loxolophus biathales Robison
1996Loxolophus spiekeri Williamson

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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
speciesspiekeri(Gazin 1938)

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