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Docodon striatus

Mammalia - Docodonta - Docodontidae

Taxonomy
Docodon striatus was named by Marsh (1881). Its type specimen is YPM 11823, a mandible (right mandible with C, P1-4, and M1-5), 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 Docodon.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Docodon striatus Marsh p. 512
1887Docodon striatus Marsh p. 343
1927Docodon striatus Simpson p. 415
1929Docodon striatus Simpson pp. 86, 93-94
1979Docodon striatus Kron p. 91
2004Docodon striatus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 196-197

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderDocodontaKretzoi 1946
familyDocodontidae
genusDocodon
speciesstriatus

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