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Palaeolagus haydeni

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Palaeolagus haydeni was named by Leidy (1856). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Head of Bear Creek (Orellan/Nebraska), which is in an Orellan terrestrial horizon in Nebraska. It is the type species of Palaeolagus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Palaeolagus haydeni Leidy
1857Palaeolagus haydeni Leidy p. 89
1873Palaeolagus agapetillus Cope
1873Tricium avunculus Cope p. 4
1873Tricium leporinum Cope p. 5
1902Palaeolagus agapetillus Matthew
1908Palaeolagus haydeni Lambe
1931Archaeolagus striatus Walker
1931Protolagus affinus Walker
1958Palaeolagus haydeni Dawson p. 20

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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
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyLeporidaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
subfamilyPalaeolaginaeDice 1929
genusPalaeolagus
specieshaydeni

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. D. Cope 1873 (Tricium avunculus)Size very small. The molars, except the first, with a distinct but narrow posterior third column, their sid es to the centre. Incisor sub-triangular in section.