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Foxraptor atrox

Mammalia - Paurodontidae

Taxonomy
Foxraptor atrox was named by Bakker and Carpenter (1990) [incorrectly given as UCM 47257 in original description]. Its type specimen is UCM 59089, a mandible (nearly complete right mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Main Breakfast Bench Quarry, which is in a Tithonian deltaic sandstone/mudstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Foxraptor.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Foxraptor atrox Bakker and Carpenter pp. 4-7 figs. 6-7
1998Foxraptor atrox Carpenter p. 398
2004Foxraptor atrox Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 380, 391-392

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
superorderDryolestoidea(Butler 1939)
familyPaurodontidae
genusFoxraptor
speciesatrox

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