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Elephas maximus (Asian elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Elephas maximus Linnaeus p. 33
1797Elephas asiaticus Blumenbach
1811Elephas gigas Perry
1903Elephas maximus Andrews p. 103
1911Elephas maximus Thomas p. 131
1936Elephas maximus Allen p. 16
1982Elephas maximus Shoshani and Eisenberg p. 1
2006Elephas maximus Rogaev et al.
2010Elephas maximus Rohland et al. p. 2

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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
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
superfamilyElephantoidea
familyElephantidae
subfamilyElephantinaeGray 1821
tribeElephantiniGray 1821
genusElephas
speciesmaximus

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