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Entelodon

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

Taxonomy
Entelodon was named by Aymard (1846) [type European E. magnum, not the same as Elotherium magnum; see Effinger 1998 Type species: E. magnus and not magnum ]. Its type is Entelodon magnus.

It was assigned to Entelodontidae by Aymard (1848), Scott (1940), Dashzeveg (1965), Carroll (1988), Foss (2007) and Vislobokova (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Entelodon Aymard
1848Entelodon Aymard
1940Entelodon Scott p. 427
1952Entelodon diconodon Trofimov
1961Anthracothema tsuchiyai Takai
1965Entelodon Dashzeveg
1988Entelodon Carroll
2007Entelodon Foss p. 123
2008Entelodon Vislobokova

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetancodontamorpha
familyEntelodontidaeLydekker 1883
genusEntelodonAymard 1846

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