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Ceratotherium simum (white rhinoceros)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Rhinoceros simus was named by Burchell (1821) [also said to be 1817]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Ceratotherium simum by Gray (1867), Antoine and Saraç (2005), Groves et al. (2010) and Deng et al. (2011).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1817Rhinoceros simus Burchell
1821Rhinoceros simus Burchell
1867Ceratotherium simum Gray p. 1027
2005Ceratotherium simum Antoine and Saraç p. 603
2010Ceratotherium simum Groves et al. p. 12
2011Ceratotherium simum Deng et al. p. 1287

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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
familyRhinocerotidae
subfamilyRhinocerotinae
tribeRhinocerotini
genusCeratotheriumGray 1868
speciessimum(Burchell 1821)

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