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Didelphodon vorax

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Stagodontidae

Taxonomy
Didelphodon vorax was named by Marsh (1889). Its type locality is Hatcher No. 1 (UCMP V-5003), which is in a Lancian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Didelphodon.

It was recombined as Didelphops vorax by Marsh (1889).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Cimolestes curtus Marsh
1889Didelphodon ferox Marsh
1889Didelphodon vorax Marsh
1889Didelphops ferox Marsh
1889Didelphops vorax Marsh
1889Stagodon nitor Marsh
1889Stagodon validus Marsh
1889Didelphodon ferox Marsh p. 88
1889Didelphodon vorax Marsh p. 88
1889Cimolestes curtus Marsh p. 89 figs. pl. 4, figs 8-11
1889Stagodon nitor Marsh p. 178
1898Ectoconodon petersoni Osborn
1927Diaphorodon curtus Simpson p. 122
1927Didelphodon vorax Simpson p. 122
1927Ectoconodon petersoni Simpson p. 122
1929Didelphodon vorax Simpson pp. 122-124
1929Ectoconodon petersoni Simpson pp. 125-126
1929Diaphorodon curtus Simpson pp. 132-133
1954Ectoconodon petersoni Wood and Ormsbee p. 28
1966Didelphodon vorax Clemens
1966Diaphorodon curtus Van Valen
1972Didelphodon nitor Sahni
1979Didelphodon vorax Clemens p. 193
2004Didelphodon vorax Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 459

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
familyStagodontidaeMarsh 1889
genusDidelphodon
speciesvoraxMarsh 1889

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