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Palaeoloxodon antiquus

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Elephantidae

Taxonomy
Elephas antiquus was named by Falconer and Cautley (1847).

It was recombined as Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) antiquus by Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi (1995), Tsoukala and Lister (1998) and Palombo (2005); it was recombined as Palaeoloxodon antiquus by Ferretti (2008), Athanassiou et al. (2018), Konidaris et al. (2018) and Athanassiou et al. (2019).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Elephas antiquus Falconer and Cautley
1995Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) antiquus Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi p. 244
1998Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) antiquus Tsoukala and Lister
2000Elephas antiquus Athanassiou
2005Elephas (Palaeoloxodon) antiquus Palombo p. 107
2008Palaeoloxodon antiquus Ferretti p. 105 figs. Fig. 12
2018Palaeoloxodon antiquus Athanassiou et al.
2018Palaeoloxodon antiquus Konidaris et al.
2019Palaeoloxodon antiquus Athanassiou et al.

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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
genusPalaeoloxodon
speciesantiquus(Falconer and Cautley 1847)

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