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|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae
It was reranked as the tribe Tapirina by Gray (1825) and Bonaparte (1850).
It was assigned to Trichenae by Gray (1821); to Elephantidae by Gray (1825); to Rhinocerotidae by Bonaparte (1850); to Perissodactyla by Cope (1889); to Perissodactyla by Flower and Lydekker (1891); to Tapiroidea by Radinsky (1963), Carroll (1988), Prothero and Schoch (1989), Holbrook (1999) and Colbert (2005); and to Perissodactyla by Cope (1881), Flower (1883), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Nowak (1991), Sach and Heizmann (2001), Hulbert and Whitmore (2006), Hulbert (2010) and Eshelman et al. (2018).
|Year||Name and author|
|1825||Tapirina Gray p. 342|
|1850||Tapirina Bonaparte p. 1|
|1881||Tapiridae Cope p. 395|
|1883||Tapiridae Flower p. 185|
|1889||Tapiridae Cope p. 876|
|1891||Tapiridae Flower and Lydekker p. 90|
|1963||Tapiridae Radinsky p. 9|
|1980||Tapiridae Kurten and Anderson p. 292|
|1989||Tapiridae Prothero and Schoch p. 534|
|1999||Tapiridae Holbrook p. 346|
|2001||Tapiridae Sach and Heizmann p. 30|
|2005||Tapiridae Colbert p. 5|
|2006||Tapiridae Hulbert and Whitmore p. 18|
|2010||Tapiridae Hulbert p. 78|
|2018||Tapiridae Eshelman et al. p. 9|
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