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Nothrotheriidae

Mammalia -

Taxonomy
Nothrotheriidae was named by Ameghino (1920) [Ameghino named this as a subfamily, not a family. Elevated to family rank by Muizon an McDonald 2004.].

It was assigned to Megalonychoidea by Muizon et al. (2004); and to Megatheria by Amson et al. (2016).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Nothrotheriidae Ameghino
2004Nothrotheriidae Muizon et al. p. 388
2016Nothrotheriidae Amson et al. p. 231 figs. Fig. 10

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
Phyllophaga(Owen 1842)
superfamilyMegalonychoidea
subfamilyNothrotheriidaeAmeghino 1920
subfamilyNothrotheriidaeAmeghino 1920

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