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Liaotherium gracile

Mammalia - Eutriconodonta - Amphilestidae

Taxonomy
Liaotherium gracile was named by Zhou et al. (1991). Its type specimen is GMC V2006, a mandible (left dentary), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Fangshen, Lingyuan, which is in a Jurassic terrestrial mudstone/sandstone in the Jiulongshan Formation of China. It is the type species of Liaotherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1991Liaotherium gracile Zhou et al.
2004Liaotherium gracile Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 219, 239

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderEutriconodontaKermack et al. 1973
familyAmphilestidae(Osborn 1888)
genusLiaotherium
speciesgracile

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