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Hylomeryx quadricuspis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae

Taxonomy
Sphenomeryx quadricuspis was named by Peterson (1919). Its type specimen is CM 2346, a partial skull (Portions of right and left maxillae and rami of the mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kennedy's Hole, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah.

It was recombined as Hylomeryx quadricuspis by Gazin (1955), Stucky (1998) and Theodor et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Sphenomeryx quadricuspis Peterson
1955Hylomeryx quadricuspis Gazin
1998Hylomeryx quadricuspis Stucky
2007Hylomeryx quadricuspis Theodor et al. p. 53

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
familyHomacodontidaeMarsh 1849
genusHylomeryx
speciesquadricuspis()

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