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Miotylopus leonardi

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Protomeryx leonardi was named by Loomis (1911). Its type specimen is ACM 2004, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Big Muddy Creek, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

It was recombined as Gentilicamelus leonardi by Loomis (1936); it was synonymized subjectively with Miotylopus gibbi by McKenna and Love (1972); it was recombined as Miotylopus leonardi by Prothero (1996) and Honey et al. (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Protomeryx leonardi Loomis p. 68
1936Gentilicamelus leonardi Loomis p. 59
1996Miotylopus leonardi Prothero p. 634 figs. Figures 13-14, Tables 2, 3, 5
1998Miotylopus leonardi Honey et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyCameloidea
familyCamelidae
subfamilyStenomylinae
genusMiotylopus
speciesleonardi()

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
D. R. Prothero 1996Smallest species of Miotylopus (P2- M3 length = 65-70 mm).