Basic info Taxonomic history Classification Relationships
Morphology Ecology and taphonomy External Literature Search Age range and collections

Diacodexis metsiacus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Diacodexeidae

Taxonomy
Pantolestes metsiacus was named by Cope (1882).

It was recombined as Trigonolestes metsiacus by Matthew (1899); it was synonymized subjectively with Diacodexis chacensis by Sinclair (1914); it was recombined as Diacodexis metsiacus by McKenna (1960), Guthrie (1967), Delson (1971), Rose (1982) and Krishtalka and Stucky (1985).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Pantolestes metsiacus Cope pp. 149-150
1899Trigonolestes metsiacus Matthew
1960Diacodexis metsiacus McKenna
1967Diacodexis metsiacus Guthrie
1971Diacodexis metsiacus Delson
1982Diacodexis metsiacus Rose p. 621
1985Diacodexis metsiacus Krishtalka and Stucky

Is something missing? Join the Paleobiology Database and enter the data

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()
familyDiacodexeidae
genusDiacodexis
speciesmetsiacus()

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