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Elephas (elephant)

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Elephas Linnaeus p. 33
1795Elephantus Geoffroy and Cuvier p. 189
1825Elephas Gray p. 342
1848Elephas Owen p. 139
1860Elephas Leidy p. 108
1860Elephas Nordmann p. 271
1873Elephas Leidy p. 329
1902Elephas Hay p. 712
1924Palaeoloxodon Matsumoto p. 257
1924Pilgrimia Osborn p. 2
1924Sivalikia Osborn p. 2
1927Leithadamsia Matsumoto p. 214
1929Loxodonta (Palaeoloxodon) Matsumoto p. 1
1931Hesperoloxodon Osborn p. 21
1942Hypselephas Osborn p. 1340
1942Platelephas Osborn p. 1358
1950Stegoloxodon Kretzoi p. 405
1955Omoloxodon Deraniyagala p. 25
1981Elephas Thurmond and Jones p. 181
1988Elephas Carroll
1995Elephas Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi p. 244
1995Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi p. 244
1995Elephas Kalb and Frohelich p. 732 figs. Figure 2
1996Elephas Shoshani and Tassy p. 352
1997Elephas McKenna and Bell p. 504
1999Elephas Barriel et al.
2001Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) Palombo p. 487
2005Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) Palombo p. 107
2005Elephas Shoshani and Tassy p. 10 figs. Table 2
2005Palaeoloxodon Shoshani and Tassy p. 10 figs. Table 2
2006Elephas Rogaev et al.
2007Elephas Christiansen p. 428
2010Elephas Rohland et al. p. 6

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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
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
superfamilyElephantoidea
familyElephantidae
subfamilyElephantinaeGray 1821
tribeElephantiniGray 1821
genusElephas

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