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Zygolophodon morotoensis

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Taxonomy
Zygolophodon morotoensis was named by Pickford and Tassy (1980).

It was recombined as Eozygodon morotoensis by Pickford (2003) and Shoshani and Tassy (2005).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1980Zygolophodon morotoensis Pickford and Tassy p. 242
2003Eozygodon morotoensis Pickford p. 209
2005Eozygodon morotoensis Shoshani and Tassy p. 355

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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()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
MammutidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
familyMammutidaeHay 1922
genusZygolophodon(Vacek 1877)
speciesmorotoensisPickford and Tassy 1980

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