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Bugtirhinus praecursor

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Bugtirhinus praecursor was named by Antoine and Welcomme (2000). Its type specimen is M 15361 (in NHM London), a set of teeth, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Dera Bugti Level 4, which is in a MN 3 terrestrial sandstone in Pakistan. It is the type species of Bugtirhinus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2000Bugtirhinus praecursor Antoine and Welcomme pp. 798-811 figs. 3, pls.1-2
2003Bugtirhinus praecursor Guérin and Pickford p. 31

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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
subfamilyRhinocerotinae
tribeElasmotheriiniDollo 1885
genusBugtirhinus
speciespraecursor

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