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Docodon victor

Mammalia - Docodonta - Docodontidae

Taxonomy
Dicrocynodon victor was named by Marsh (1880). Its type specimen is YPM 11826, a mandible (right mandible with C, P1-4, and M1-6), 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 is the type species of Diplocynodon.

It was recombined as Diplocynodon victor by Marsh (1880); it was recombined as Docodon victor by Marsh (1880), Simpson (1929), Kron (1979), Kielan-Jaworowska et al. (2004) and Foster et al. (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Docodon victor Marsh
1880Dicrocynodon victor Marsh p. 235
1880Diplocynodon victor Marsh p. 235
1927Dicrocynodon victor Simpson p. 415
1929Docodon victor Simpson pp. 86, 90-92
1979Docodon victor Kron p. 91
2004Docodon victor Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 196-197
2006Docodon victor Foster et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderDocodontaKretzoi 1946
familyDocodontidae
genusDocodon
speciesvictor()

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