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Utahia kayi

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Utahia kayi was named by Gazin (1958). Its type specimen is C.M. No. 6488, a mandible (right ramus of mandible with P4-M3, inclusive), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Powder Wash (Upper), which is in a Bridgerian channel lag sandstone in the Green River Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Utahia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Utahia kayi Gazin p. 67

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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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
familyOmomyidae
subfamilyOmomyinaeTrouessart 1879
tribeUtahiini
genusUtahia
specieskayi

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