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Australopithecus (australopithecine)

Mammalia - Primates - Hominidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1925Australopithecus Dart
1938Paranthropus Broom
1938Plesianthropus Broom
1959Zinjanthropus Leakey
1967Paraustralopithecus Arambourg and Coppens
1977Australopithecus Pilbeam et al. p. 695
1982Australopithecus Andrews and Cronin p. 545
1994Australopithecus White et al. p. 306
1997Australopithecus Cameron
1997Australopithecus McKenna and Bell
2003Australopithecus Cela-Conde and Ayala
2010Australopithecus Berger et al. p. 195

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Euarchonta
orderPrimates
Euprimateformes
EuprimatesHoffstetter 1978
infraorderHaplorhini(Pocock 1918)
suborderAnthropoideaMivart 1864
infraorderCatarrhiniGeoffroy Saint-Hilaire 1812
superfamilyHominoideaGray 1825
familyHominidaeGray 1825
subfamilyAustralopithecinaeGregory and Hellman 1939
genusAustralopithecusDart 1925

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