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Unuchinia asaphes

Mammalia - Sarcobora - Apatemyidae

Taxonomy
Apator asaphes was named by Simpson (1936) ["genotype"]. Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. No. 33894, a mandible (left lower jaw with P4-M1 and alveoli), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Scarritt Quarry, which is in a Tiffanian terrestrial horizon in the Melville Formation of Montana. It is the type species of Unuchinia, Apator.

It was recombined as Unuchinia asaphes by Simpson (1937), McKenna (1963) and Gunnell (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Apator asaphes Simpson p. 18
1937Unuchinia asaphes Simpson
1963Unuchinia asaphes McKenna
1988Unuchinia asaphes Gunnell p. 140

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderSarcoboraAmeghino 1889
suborderInsectivora(Bowdich 1821)
superfamilyApatemyoidea
familyApatemyidaeMatthew 1909
genusUnuchiniaSimpson 1937
speciesasaphes()

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