Maotherium sinensis

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Trechnotheria 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Cladus: Sphenacodontia
Cladus: Sphenacodontoidea
Cladus: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Subordo: Cynodontia
Infraordo: Eucynodontia
Cladus: Probainognathia
Cladus: Prozostrodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria

Familia: †Zhangheotheriidae
Genus: †Maotherium
Species: †Maotherium sinensis

NameEdit

Holotype: NGMC-97-4-15, a fully articulated skeleton in a dorsal view with hair and body contour impressions.

Type locality and horizon: Lower part of the Lower Jurassic Yixian Formation, also referred to as the Chaomidianzi member of the Yixian Formation approximately 30 km east of Chaoyang, Liaoning Province, NE China.

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