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Embolotherium andrewsi

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Embolotherium andrewsi was named by Osborn (1929). Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. 26001, a partial skull (cranium with maxillary rostrum wanting, dentition damaged), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Urtyn Obo "Middle White" or "Gray" Beds, which is in an Ulangochuian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Ulan Gocho Formation of China.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Embolotherium andrewsi Osborn p. 13
2008Embolotherium andrewsi Mihlbachler p. 413

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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()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyBrontotheriinaeMarsh 1873
tribeBrontotheriiniMarsh 1873
subtribeBrontotheriinaMarsh 1873
EmbolotheriitaOsborn 1929
genusEmbolotherium
speciesandrewsi

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