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Embolotherium grangeri

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Embolotherium grangeri was named by Osborn (1929). Its type specimen is Amer. Mus. 26002, a skull (cranium with elongated rostrum), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Urtyn Obo "Middle Red" Beds, which is in an Ulangochuian terrestrial siliciclastic in the Ulan Gocho Formation of China.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Embolotherium grangeri Osborn p. 14
1929Embolotherium loucksii Osborn p. 16
1943Titanodectes minor Granger and Gregory p. 368
1943Titanodectes ingens Granger and Gregory p. 370
1980Embolotherium insigne Yanovskaya
2008Embolotherium grangeri 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
speciesgrangeri

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