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Adunator minutus

Mammalia - Macroscelidea

Taxonomy
Diacodon minutus was named by Jepsen (1930). Its type locality is Princeton Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Polecat Bench Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Palaeictops minutus by Gazin (1956); it was recombined as Leptacodon minutus by McKenna (1960); it was recombined as Diacocherus minutus by Gingerich (1983), Novacek et al. (1985) and Rose and Gingerich (1987); it was recombined as Adunator minutus by Krishtalka (1976), Krishtalka (1976), Winterfeld (1982) and Secord (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Diacodon minutus Jepsen
1956Palaeictops minutus Gazin
1960Leptacodon minutus McKenna
1967Diacodon minutus Russell
1976Adunator minutus Krishtalka
1982Adunator minutus Winterfeld
1982Scenopagus proavus Winterfeld
1983Diacocherus minutus Gingerich
1985Diacocherus minutus Novacek et al. p. 17
1987Diacocherus minutus Rose and Gingerich
2008Adunator minutus Secord

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Afroinsectivora
orderMacroscelideaButler 1956
genusAdunatorRussell 1964
speciesminutus()

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