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Paraceratherium grangeri

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Paraceratheriidae

Taxonomy
Baluchitherium grangeri was named by Osborn (1923). Its type specimen is AMNH 18650, a partial skeleton, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Loh, which is in an Oligocene terrestrial horizon in the Hsanda Gol Formation of Mongolia.

It was synonymized subjectively with Indricotherium transouralicum by Gromova (1959) and Fortelius and Kappelman (1993); it was recombined as Paraceratherium grangeri by Qiu and Wang (2007).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Baluchitherium grangeri Osborn
2007Paraceratherium grangeri Qiu and Wang

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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()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyParaceratheriidaeOsborn 1923
subfamilyParaceratheriinaeOsborn 1923
genusParaceratheriumForster Cooper 1911
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