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Bolodon crassidens

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Plagiaulacidae

Taxonomy
Bolodon crassidens was named by Owen (1871). Its type specimen is BMNH 47735, a partial skull (right maxilla and premaxilla), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Mammal Bed, Durlston Bay (DB83), which is in a Berriasian marine horizon in the Lulworth Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Bolodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Bolodon crassidens Owen p. 54 figs. Pl. 3, fig. 5
1928Bolodon crassidens Simpson p. 43 figs. Pl. 3, fig. 7; text-figs 10-11
1971Bolodon crassidens Hahn p. 39
1979Bolodon crassidens Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Bolodon crassidens Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 254, 315

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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)
familyPlagiaulacidaeGill 1872
genusBolodon
speciescrassidens

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