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Meniscoessus robustus

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Cimolomyidae

Taxonomy
Dipriodon robustus was named by Marsh (1889) [genotype]. Its type specimen is YPM 11234, a tooth (right M2), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Hatcher No. 2 (UCMP V-5815), which is in a Lancian terrestrial sandstone in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Meniscoessus robustus by Osborn (1893), Simpson (1929), Simpson (1936), Wood and Ormsbee (1954), Clemens (1964), Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979), Archibald (1982), Storer (1991), Lofgren (1995), Hunter (1997), Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004), Wilson et al. (2010) and Donohue et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Dipriodon lunatus Marsh
1889Dipriodon robustus Marsh
1889Halodon sculptus Marsh
1889Oracodon anceps Marsh
1889Selenacodon fragilis Marsh
1889Tripriodon coelatus Marsh
1889Dipriodon lunatus Marsh p. 85 figs. pl 2, figs16-18
1889Dipriodon robustus Marsh p. 85
1889Selenacodon fragilis Marsh p. 86 figs. pl. 2, figs 22-24
1889Tripriodon coelatus Marsh p. 86 figs. pl 2, figs 19-21
1889Halodon sculptus Marsh p. 87 figs. pl. 3, figs 11-13
1889Oracodon anceps Marsh p. 178 figs. pl. 8, figs 13-16
1892Oracodon conulus Marsh
1893Meniscoessus robustus Osborn
1927Meniscoessus borealis Simpson
1929Meniscoessus borealis Simpson p. 102
1929Meniscoessus robustus Simpson pp. 102-103
1936Meniscoessus robustus Simpson
1954Meniscoessus robustus Wood and Ormsbee p. 26
1964Meniscoessus robustus Clemens
1979Meniscoessus robustus Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 102
1982Meniscoessus robustus Archibald
1987Meniscoessus greeni Wilson
1991Meniscoessus robustus Storer
1995Meniscoessus robustus Lofgren
1997Meniscoessus robustus Hunter
2004Meniscoessus borealis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 328
2004Meniscoessus robustus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 255, 328
2010Meniscoessus robustus Wilson et al. p. 507
2013Meniscoessus robustus Donohue et al. p. 684 figs. 6A-B

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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
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderCimolodonta()
familyCimolomyidae
genusMeniscoessus
speciesrobustus()

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