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Barunlestes butleri

Mammalia - Zalambdalestidae

Taxonomy
Barunlestes butleri was named by Kielan-Jaworowska (1975). Its type specimen is ZPal MgM-I/77, a partial skeleton (damaged skull with both dentaries and a large part of the postcranial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Khulsan (general) [PMPE], which is in a Campanian eolian sandstone/sandstone in the Barun Goyot Formation of Mongolia. It is the type species of Barunlestes.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Barunlestes butleri Kielan-Jaworowska p. 9 fig. 2
1979Barunlestes butleri Kielan-Jaworowska et al. p. 223
2004Barunlestes butleri Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 494, 503-504

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
familyZalambdalestidae
genusBarunlestesKielan-Jaworowska 1975
speciesbutleri

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