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Traguloidea

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Taxonomy
Traguloidea was named as an infraorder.

It was reranked as the superfamily Traguloidea by Vislobokova (2001).

It was assigned to Ruminantia by Carroll (1988); and to Tragulina by Vislobokova (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Traguloidea Carroll
2001Traguloidea Vislobokova p. S133

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
infraorderTragulina
superfamilyTraguloidea
superfamilyTraguloidea

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
I. A. Vislobokova 2001Orbits closed posteriorly or open. Jugular foramen confluent with posterior lacerate foramen. Alisphenoid canal absent. Pterygoid canal absent or present. Mastoid exposure on lateral or occip- ital surfaces. Supraorbital sulci weakly convergent anteriorly or parallel. Facial part of lacrimal without high frontal process. Posterior border of palatine with weak medial concavity opposite or behind M3. Upper canines medium-sized or large. Lower canines incisiform. Premolars elongated or not shortened. Radius and ulna separate. Malleolar bone usually developed. Magnum and trapezoid fused. Metapodials mand IV separate or fused.