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Bellua (disused)

Mammalia - Bellua

Discussion

Linnaeus' now obsolete Bellua (order VII) included only Hippopotamus and Equus. He placed most other artiodactyls in Pecora (order IV) and did not recognize the order Perissodactyla (Rhinoceros fell in Glires and tapirs were omitted completely).

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

It was assigned to Mammalia by Linnaeus (1758).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Bellua Linnaeus p. 73

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderBellua
orderBellua

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