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Plesiaceratherium gracile

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Plesiaceratherium gracile was named by Young (1937). It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Shanwang Bed sw2, Linchu district, Shantung province, which is in an Astaracian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Plesiaceratherium gracile Young
2000Plesiaceratherium gracile Antoine et al. p. 251

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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()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
tribeAceratheriiniDollo 1885
genusPlesiaceratheriumYoung 1937
speciesgracileYoung 1937

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