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Ctenacodon laticeps

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Allodontidae

Taxonomy
Allodon laticeps was named by Marsh (1881). Its type specimen is YPM 11761, a maxilla (left upper jaw with molar and premolar teeth), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Quarry 9, Como Bluff (YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian fluvial-lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Ctenacodon laticeps by Simpson (1927), Simpson (1929), Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Allodon laticeps Marsh pp. 511-512
1887Allodon laticeps Marsh p. 343
1927Ctenacodon laticeps Simpson pp. 37-38
1929Ctenacodon laticeps Simpson p. 21
1979Ctenacodon laticeps Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Ctenacodon laticeps Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 253, 303

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderPlagiaulacida(Ameghino 1889)
familyAllodontidae
genusCtenacodonMarsh 1878
specieslaticeps()

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