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Liarthrus copei

Mammalia - Astrapotheria - Astrapotheriidae

Taxonomy
Liarthrus copei was named by Ameghino (1894). Its type specimen is MACN A 52-406, a partial skeleton (Astragalus and tooth), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is La Flecha, which is in a Deseadan terrestrial mudstone in the Deseado Formation of Argentina. It is the type species of Liarthrus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Liarthrus copei Ameghino
1897Liarthrus copei Ameghino p. 451
2008Liarthrus copei Kramarz and Bond

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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
Epitheria
UngulataLinnaeus 1766
Meridiungulata
orderAstrapotheria
familyAstrapotheriidaeAmeghino 1887
genusLiarthrus
speciescopei

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