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Stibarus montanus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Leptochoeridae

Taxonomy
Stibarus montanus was named by Matthew (1903). Its type specimen is AMNH 9668, a mandible (a lower jaw containing the second, third, and fourth premolars, and the first molar), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pipestone Springs, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in the Renova Formation of Montana.

It was recombined as Nanochoerus montanus by Macdonald (1955).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Stibarus montanus Matthew p. 219 figs. 12, 13
1940Stibarus montanus Scott p. 375
1955Nanochoerus montanus Macdonald
1976Stibarus montanus Edwards
2007Stibarus montanus Theodor et al. p. 55

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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
familyLeptochoeridaeMarsh 1894
genusStibarus
speciesmontanus

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