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Lainodon orueetxebarriai

Mammalia - Zhelestidae

Taxonomy
Lainodon orueetxebarriai was named by Gheerbrant and Astibia (1994). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Laño L1A, which is in a Campanian coastal sandstone/siltstone in the Vitoria Formation of Spain. It is the type species of Lainodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1994Lainodon orueetxebarriai Gheerbrant and Astibia
2004Lainodon orueetxebarriai Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 495, 513
2012Lainodon orueetxebarriai Archibald and Averianov p. 403
2012Lainodon orueetxebarriai Gheerbrant and Astibia

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
familyZhelestidaeNessov 1990
subfamilyLainodontinae
genusLainodon
speciesorueetxebarriai

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. D. Archibald and A. Averianov 2012Differs from all zhelestids except Sheikhdzheilia with protoconid tallest cusp on trigonid; labial postcingulid absent. Differs from all zhelestids except Sheikhdzheilia and Avitotherium by protocristid oblique. Differs from all zhelestids except Avitotherium and Gallolestes by paraconid on lingual margin present. Differs from all zhelestids except Avitotherium, Gallolestes, and Parazhelestes by trigonid angle between 36–49°.