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Comotherium richi

Mammalia - Dryolestidae

Taxonomy
Comotherium richi was named by Prothero (1981). Its type specimen is AMNH 101132. Its type locality is Quarry 9, producing layer (AMNH-YPM), which is in a Kimmeridgian/Tithonian terrestrial horizon in the Morrison Formation of Wyoming. It is the type species of Comotherium.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1981Comotherium richi Prothero pp. 287-288 figs. 2-3
2004Comotherium richi Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 380, 390

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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()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
superorderDryolestoidea(Butler 1939)
familyDryolestidaeMarsh 1879
genusComotherium
speciesrichi

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