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Turgidodon parapraesagus

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae

Taxonomy
Alphadon parapraesagus was named by Rigby and Wolberg (1987). Its type locality is Fossil Forest Quarry 1, which is in an Edmontonian terrestrial horizon in New Mexico.

It was considered a nomen dubium by Johanson (1996); it was recombined as Turgidodon parapraesagus by Cifelli (1990) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1987Alphadon parapraesagus Rigby, Jr. and Wolberg
1990Turgidodon parapraesagus Cifelli
2004Turgidodon parapraesagus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 456

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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()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
familyAlphadontidaeMarshall et al. 1990
genusTurgidodon
speciesparapraesagus()

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