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Tubulodon atopum

Mammalia - Epoicotheriidae

Taxonomy
Alocodon atopum was named by Rose et al. (1978) ["genotype"]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Elk Creek (400 m), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the Willwood Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Alocodontulum.

It was recombined as Alocodontulum atopum by Rose et al. (1978); it was recombined as Tubulodon atopum by Rose et al. (1991) and Rose and Lucas (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1977Alocodon atopum Rose et al.
1978Alocodon atopum Rose et al. p. 1162
1978Alocodontulum atopum Rose et al. p. 1162
1991Tubulodon atopum Rose et al.
2000Tubulodon atopum Rose and Lucas p. 139

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
PholidotamorphaGaudin et al. 2009
suborderPalaeanodontaMatthew 1918
familyEpoicotheriidaeSimpson 1927
genusTubulodonJepsen 1932
speciesatopum()

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