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Turgidodon rhaister

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia - Alphadontidae

Taxonomy
Alphadon rhaister was named by Clemens (1966). Its type specimen is UCMP V-50292, a set of teeth, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Hatcher No. 2 (UCMP V-5815), which is in a Lancian terrestrial sandstone in the Lance Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Turgidodon rhaister by Cifelli (1990), Johanson (1996), Hunter (1997) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Alphadon rhaister Clemens
1979Alphadon rhaister Clemens p. 193
1990Turgidodon rhaister Cifelli
1996Turgidodon rhaister Johanson
1997Turgidodon rhaister Hunter
2004Turgidodon rhaister Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 443, 456

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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
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
familyAlphadontidaeMarshall et al. 1990
genusTurgidodon
speciesrhaister()

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