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Hemimastodon

Mammalia - Proboscidea

Taxonomy
Hemimastodon was named by Pilgrim (1912).

It was reranked as Tetrabelodon (Hemimastodon) by Osborn (1936).

It was assigned to Tetrabelodon by Osborn (1936); to Elephantiformes by Shoshani and Tassy (1996); to Hemimastodontidae by McKenna and Bell (1997); and to Elephantiformes by Shoshani and Tassy (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1912Hemimastodon Pilgrim
1936Tetrabelodon (Hemimastodon) Osborn p. 271
1996Hemimastodon Shoshani and Tassy p. 352
1997Hemimastodon McKenna and Bell p. 499
2005Hemimastodon Shoshani and Tassy p. 9 figs. Table 2

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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
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
genusHemimastodonPilgrim 1912

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