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Pilosa

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Taxonomy
Pilosa was named by Flower (1883). It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Xenarthra by Hay (1902); it was synonymized subjectively with Anicanodonta by Gregory (1910); it was reranked as the suborder Pilosa by McKenna (1975); it was reranked as the order Pilosa by Delsuc et al. (2001); it was reranked as the unranked clade Pilosa by McDonald and Naples (2007).

It was assigned to Edentata by McKenna (1975); to Edentata by Flower (1883) and Thurmond and Jones (1981); to Xenarthra by Paula Couto (1956) and MacFadden et al. (1993); to Xenarthra by Carroll (1988), Gaudin (1995), Gaudin and Branham (1998), McDonald and Naples (2007) and McDonald et al. (2013); and to Xenarthra by Delsuc et al. (2001) and McDonald and Carranza-Castañeda (2017).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Pilosa Flower p. 184
1889Anicanodonta Ameghino p. 657
1894Anicanodonta Ameghino p. 141
1906Anicanodonta Ameghino p. 91
1910Anicanodonta Gregory p. 465
1956Pilosa Paula Couto p. 99
1975Pilosa McKenna p. 40
1981Pilosa Thurmond and Jones p. 177
1988Pilosa Carroll
1993Pilosa MacFadden et al. p. 235
1995Pilosa Gaudin
1998Pilosa Gaudin and Branham
2001Pilosa Delsuc et al.
2007Pilosa McDonald and Naples p. 154
2013Pilosa McDonald et al. p. 1227
2017Pilosa McDonald and Carranza-Castañeda

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883

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