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Anthracotherium tenuis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Anthracotheriidae

Taxonomy
Anthracokeryx tenuis was named by Pilgrim and Cotter (1916). Its type specimen is GSI B625 and GSI B626 (left maxillary fragment with M1-2 and left mandibular fragment with M1 and posterior part of dP4) and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Pakokku District, Pondaung Sandstone, which is in a Bartonian terrestrial sandstone/siliciclastic in the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar.

It was recombined as Anthracotherium tenuis by Tsubamoto et al. (2002); it was synonymized subjectively with Anthracokeryx ulnifer by Ducrocq et al. (2015).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1916Anthracokeryx tenuis Pilgrim and Cotter p. 62
1928Anthracokeryx ulnifer Pilgrim p. 19
1928Anthracokeryx bambusae Pilgrim p. 29
1928Anthracokeryx myaingensis Pilgrim p. 30
2002Anthracotherium tenuis Tsubamoto et al. p. 376
2015Anthracokeryx ulnifer Ducrocq et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetancodonta
superfamilyHippopotamoidea
familyAnthracotheriidaeLeidy 1869
subfamilyAnthracotheriinaeLeidy 1869
genusAnthracotheriumCuvier 1822
speciestenuis(Pilgrim and Cotter 1916)

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