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Dryolestes priscus

Mammalia - Dryolestidae

Taxonomy
Dryolestes priscus was named by Marsh (1878). Its type specimen is YPM 11820, a mandible (partial right mandible with one molar), 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.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1878Dryolestes priscus King p. 346
1878Dryolestes priscus Marsh
1878Dryolestes priscus Williston p. 44
1879Dryolestes arcuatus Marsh
1880Stylacodon validus Marsh p. 236
1887Dryolestes priscus Marsh p. 334
1887Asthenodon segnis Marsh p. 336
1887Dryolestes arcuatus Marsh p. 343
1887Stylacodon validus Marsh p. 343
1927Dryolestes priscus Simpson p. 411
1927Herpetairus arcuatus Simpson p. 413
1929Dryolestes priscus Simpson p. 58
1929Laolestes grandis Simpson p. 64
1929Herpetairus arcuatus Simpson pp. 71-72
1929Herpetairus humilis Simpson pp. 74-75
1979Dryolestes priscus Kraus p. 164
1979Herpetairus arcuatus Kraus p. 164
1979Herpetairus humilis Kraus p. 164
1979Laolestes grandis Kraus p. 164
1981Herpetairus arcuatus Prothero p. 292
1981Herpetairus humilis Prothero pp. 292-293
1981Dryolestes priscus Prothero pp. 293-295
1998Dryolestes priscus Engelmann and Callison p. 372
1998Herpetairus arcuatus Engelmann and Callison p. 372
2004Dryolestes priscus Kielan-Jaworowska et al. pp. 380, 382

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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
genusDryolestesMarsh 1878
speciespriscusMarsh 1878

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