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Telacodon laevis

Mammalia - Cimolestidae

Taxonomy
Telacodon laevis was named by Marsh (1892) [genotype]. Its type specimen is YPM 11780, a mandible (anterior part of a mandible with P2-4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Lull's Locality 5, which is in a Lancian terrestrial horizon in the Lance Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Telacodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Telacodon laevis Marsh
1927Telacodon laevis Simpson p. 122
1929Telacodon laevis Simpson p. 138
1979Telacodon laevis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. p. 223
2004Telacodon laevis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 494, 508

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Cimolesta()
familyCimolestidaeMarsh 1889
genusTelacodonMarsh 1892
specieslaevisMarsh 1892

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