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Pediolophodon fricki

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Tetralophodon fricki was named by Osborn (1936). Its type specimen is F:AM 23342, a partial skull (lower section of a skull with tusks, M3s and M2s), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Rowe Ranch, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in Texas.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Tetralophodon fricki Osborn
2007Pediolophodon fricki 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
speciesfricki(Osborn 1936)

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