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Psalodon potens

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Allodontidae

Taxonomy
Ctenacodon potens was named by Marsh (1887). Its type specimen is YPM 11834, a maxilla (right upper jaw), 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 Psalodon potens by Simpson (1927), Simpson (1929), Hahn (1971), Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Ctenacodon potens Marsh
1927Psalodon potens Simpson pp. 37-38
1929Psalodon potens Simpson p. 26
1971Psalodon potens Hahn p. 36
1979Psalodon potens Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Psalodon potens Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 253, 303

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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()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Allotheria()
orderMultituberculataCope 1884
suborderPlagiaulacida(Ameghino 1889)
familyAllodontidae
genusPsalodonSimpson 1926
speciespotens()

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