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Merycopotamidae (disused)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycopotamidae

Taxonomy
Merycopotamidae was named by Cope (1887).

It was assigned to Artiodactyla by Cope (1889); and to Suina by Flower and Lydekker (1891).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Merycopotamidae Cope p. 877
1889Merycopotamidae Cope p. 876
1891Merycopotamidae Flower and Lydekker p. 90

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
Suina(Gray 1868)
familyMerycopotamidaeCope 1887
familyMerycopotamidaeCope 1887

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