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Pediolophodon campester

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Tetralophodon campester was named by Cope (1877) [misattributed to Osborn 1936 by Lambert 2007 misattributed to Osborn 1936 by Lambert 2007 mandible of type is said by Lambert to be edentulous, but Cope describes the lower molars in detail]. Its type specimen is AMNH 8527, a partial skull (palate with M3, M2, upper tusk, and edentuluous partial lower jaw), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pediolophodon campester by Lambert (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Tetralophodon campester Cope p. 224
1936Tetralophodon campester Osborn
2007Pediolophodon campester Lambert p. 677

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyGomphotherioideaHay 1922
familyGomphotheriidaeHay 1922
genusPediolophodon
speciescampester()

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