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Purgatorius unio

Mammalia - Primates

Taxonomy
Purgatorius unio was named by Van Valen and Sloan (1965). Its type specimen is U.M. No. V.P.1597, a tooth (right [upper] M?2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Purgatory Hill, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Tullock Formation of Montana.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Purgatorius unio Van Valen and Sloan p. 744
1974Purgatorius unio Clemens p. 903
2101Purgatorius unio Scott et al. p. 345

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
genusPurgatorius
speciesunio

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