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Tamandua tetradactyla (southern tamandua)

Mammalia - Myrmecophagidae

Taxonomy
Myrmecophaga tetradactyla was named by Linnaeus (1758). It is extant.

It was recombined as Tamandua tetradactyla by Thomas (1911), Allen (1916) and Smith (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Myrmecophaga tetradactyla Linnaeus p. 35
1911Tamandua tetradactyla Thomas p. 133
1916Tamandua tetradactyla Allen p. 83
2007Tamandua tetradactyla Smith p. 3

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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
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
superfamilyVermilingua
familyMyrmecophagidae
subfamilyMyrmecophaginae
genusTamanduaGray 1825
speciestetradactyla()

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