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Deinotherium giganteum

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Deinotheriidae

Taxonomy
Deinotherium giganteum was named by Kaup (1829). It is not extant.

It was recombined as Dinotherium giganteum by Kaup (1832); it was misspelled as Dinotherium giganteum by Bergounioux and Crouzel (1961), Shoshani and Tassy (1996) and Geraads et al. (2005).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1829Deinotherium giganteum Kaup
1832Dinotherium giganteum Kaup p. 2
1868Deinotherium levius Jourdan
1892Deinotherium gigantissimum Stef?nescu
1961Dinotherium giganteum Bergounioux and Crouzel p. 512
1996Deinotherium giganteum Shoshani and Tassy p. 355 figs. Appendix C.1
2005Deinotherium giganteum Geraads et al. p. 526
2005Deinotherium gigantissimum Shoshani and Tassy p. 7

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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()
suborderDeinotherioidea
familyDeinotheriidaeBonaparte 1845
subfamilyDeinotheriinaeBonaparte 1845
genusDeinotheriumKaup 1825
speciesgiganteumKaup 1829

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