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Psalodon fortis

Mammalia - Multituberculata - Allodontidae

Taxonomy
Allodon fortis was named by Marsh (1887). Its type specimen is YPM 11760, an other (right premaxilla with I2-3 and alveolus for I1), 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 fortis by Simpson (1927), Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska (1979) and Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Allodon fortis Marsh
1927Psalodon fortis Simpson pp. 37-38
1979Psalodon fortis Clemens and Kielan-Jaworowska p. 101
2004Psalodon fortis 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
genusPsalodonSimpson 1926
speciesfortis()

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