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Protosiren fraasi

Mammalia - Sirenia - Protosirenidae

Taxonomy
Protosiren fraasi was named by Abel (1904). Its type specimen is CGM C.10171, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Gebel Mokattam, lower, which is in a Lutetian open shallow subtidal limestone in the Mokattam Formation of Egypt.

It was recombined as Eosiren fraasi by Schlosser (1923); it was recombined as Prototherium fraasi by Fuchs (1973).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1904Protosiren fraasi Abel p. 214
1907Protosiren fraasi Abel p. 29
1923Eosiren fraasi Schlosser p. 634
1923Protosiren fraasi Schlosser p. 634
1973Prototherium fraasi Fuchs p. 75
1978Protosiren fraasi Domning
1994Protosiren fraasi Domning
1996Protosiren fraasi Domning p. 379
2008Protosiren fraasi Domning
2014Protosiren fraasi Voss p. 91 figs. Figure 3

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderSirenia()
familyProtosirenidae
genusProtosiren
speciesfraasi

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