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Sudamericidae

Mammalia - Sudamericidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1984Sudamericidae Scillato-Yané and Pascual
1985Sudamericidae Scillato-Yané and Pascual
1993Sudamericidae Krause and Bonaparte p. 9382
1997Sudamericidae Krause et al. p. 504
2004Sudamericidae Kielan-Jaworowska et al. p. 519
2007Sudamericidae Gelfo et al.
2007Sudamericidae Prasad et al. p. 19
2007Sudamericidae Wilson et al. p. 522
2014Sudamericidae Krause et al.

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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
Allotheria()
suborderGondwanatheriaMones 1987
familySudamericidaeScillato-Yané and Pascual 1984
familySudamericidaeScillato-Yané and Pascual 1984

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
D. W. Krause and J. F. Bonaparte 1993Differs from Ferugliotheriidae in being much larger and in possessing large, hypsodont molars, each supported by a massive root covered with cement. Coronal pattern of ridges and furrows on molars is generally more complex than in Ferugliotheriidae.