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Kenyapotamus ternani

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Hippopotamidae

Taxonomy
Kenyapotamus ternani was named by Pickford (1983). It is not extant. Its type specimen is KNM FT 3634. Its type locality is Fort Ternan, which is in a Serravallian terrestrial siltstone in the Upper Koru Series Formation of Kenya. It is the type species of Palaeopotamus.

It was recombined as Palaeopotamus ternani by Pickford (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1983Kenyapotamus ternani Pickford p. 202 figs. Plate 1, Fig. 3
2007Palaeopotamus ternani Pickford p. 99
2010Kenyapotamus ternani Boisserie et al. p. 345
2010Kenyapotamus ternani Weston and Boisserie p. 853

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetancodonta
superfamilyHippopotamoidea
familyHippopotamidae
subfamilyKenyapotaminae
genusKenyapotamus
speciesternani

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