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Microsyopoidea

Mammalia - Primates

Synonyms
  • Plesiadapis orsmaelensis was named by Teilhard de Chardin (1927). Its type specimen is IRSNM 1428, a tooth (incisor), and it is a 3D body fossil.

    It was recombined as Platychaerops orsmaelensis by Hill (1953); it was considered a nomen dubium by Gingerich (1976).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Plesiadapis orsmaelensis Teilhard de Chardin p. 13
1953Platychaerops orsmaelensis Hill
1989Microsyopoidea Gunnell p. 147
1999Microsyopoidea Hooker et al. p. 378

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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
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
suborderPlesiadapiformesSimons and Tattersall 1972
superfamilyMicrosyopoidea
superfamilyMicrosyopoidea

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