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Texodon meridianus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Homacodontidae

Taxonomy
Texodon meridianus was named by West (1982) [genotype]. Its type specimen is TMM 41672-62, a set of teeth (M2-M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Purple Bench, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Devil's Graveyard Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Texodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1982Texodon meridianus West
2007Texodon meridianus Theodor et al. p. 52

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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
genusTexodon
speciesmeridianus

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