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Gerhardodon purbeckensis

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Pinheirodontidae

Taxonomy
Gerhardodon purbeckensis was named by Kielan-Jaworowska and Ensom (1992) [new genus and species per these authors]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sunnydown Farm Quarry (clay: upper horizon; equivalent to DB 102/103 ), which is in a Berriasian lacustrine - small limestone/claystone in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Gerhardodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1992Gerhardodon purbeckensis Kielan-Jaworowska and Ensom
1993Gerhardodon purbeckensis Hahn p. 208
2004Gerhardodon purbeckensis Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 254, 313-314

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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
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderPlagiaulacida(Ameghino 1889)
familyPinheirodontidae
genusGerhardodon
speciespurbeckensis

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