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Valenia wilsoni

Mammalia - Condylarthra - Hyopsodontidae

Taxonomy
Promioclaenus wilsoni was named by Van Valen (1978). Its type specimen is KU 9446, a partial skull (associated rostrum with LP4-M3 and RP3-M2, right dentary with ?p1, p3-m2, and left dentary with p2-3 and trigonid of Lm1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Alamo Wash, which is in a Puercan terrestrial horizon in the Nacimiento Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Valenia wilsoni by de Muizon and Cifelli (2000) and Eberle (2003).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Promioclaenus wilsoni Van Valen
2000Valenia wilsoni de Muizon and Cifelli
2003Valenia wilsoni Eberle p. 160

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Epitheria
orderCondylarthraCope 1881
familyHyopsodontidaeTrouessart 1879
genusValeniade Muizon and Cifelli 2000
specieswilsoni()

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