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Prototomus multicuspis

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Prototomus multicuspis was named by Cope (1875).

It was recombined as Stypolophus multicuspis by Cope (1877); it was recombined as Sinopa multicuspis by Scott (1892), Matthew (1899), Matthew (1901), Matthew (1909) and Matthew and Granger (1915); it was synonymized subjectively with Prototomus secundarius by Gingerich and Deutsch (1989) and Gunnell (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Prototomus multicuspis Cope p. 10
1877Stypolophus multicuspis Cope
1892Sinopa multicuspis Scott p. 310
1899Sinopa multicuspis Matthew
1901Sinopa multicuspis Matthew
1909Sinopa multicuspis Matthew
1915Sinopa multicuspis Matthew and Granger
1965Prototomus multicuspis Van Valen
1971Prototomus multicuspis Guthrie

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderHyaenodonta()
familyHyaenodontidaeLeidy 1869
subfamilySinopinae()
genusPrototomusCope 1874
speciesmulticuspis

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