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Washakius insignis

Mammalia - Primates - Omomyidae

Taxonomy
Washakius insignis was named by Leidy (1873) [type is from an unknown locality in the Bridger Formation and was "given to Dr. Carter by a Shoshone Indian and then sent on to Leidy" (Gazin 1958)]. Its type specimen is ANSP 10332, a mandible (portion of right ramus of mandible with M3 and M3), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Washakius.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Washakius insignis Leidy
1904Washakius insignis Wortman p. 208
1959Shoshonius laurae Simpson
1976Washakius insignis Szalay p. 303
1990Washakius insignis Honey p. 211
1992Washakius laurae Gunnell et al.
2002Washakius insignis Muldoon and Gunnell p. 493

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
familyOmomyidae
subfamilyOmomyinaeTrouessart 1879
tribeWashakiini
genusWashakiusLeidy 1873
speciesinsignisLeidy 1873

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