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Varalphadon creber

Mammalia - Didelphimorphia

Taxonomy
Alphadon creber was named by Fox (1971). Its type locality is Verdigris Coulee (UA-MR-6), which is in a Santonian terrestrial sandstone/shale in the Milk River Formation of Canada.

It was recombined as Protalphadon creber by Cifelli (1990); it was recombined as Varalphadon creber by Johanson (1996) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Alphadon creber Fox
1979Alphadon creber Clemens p. 193
1990Protalphadon creber Cifelli
1996Varalphadon creber Johanson
2004Varalphadon creber 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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
Marsupialia()
orderDidelphimorphiaGill 1872
genusVaralphadon
speciescreber()

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