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Glossotherium robustum

Mammalia - Mylodontidae

Taxonomy
Mylodon robustus was named by Owen (1842). It is the type species of Eumylodon.

It was recombined as Eumylodon robustus by Ameghino (1904); it was synonymized subjectively with Glossotherium giganteum by Hoffstetter (1954); it was recombined as Glossotherium robustus by McDonald and Naples (2007); it was recombined as Glossotherium robustum by McAfee (2009).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Mylodon robustus Owen
1865Mylodon gracilis Burmeister
1880Pseudolestodon gracilis Gervais and Ameghino
1880Pseudolestodon lettsomi Gervais and Ameghino
1880Pseudolestodon morenoii Gervais and Ameghino
1894Mylodon robustus Lydekker p. 78
1904Eumylodon robustus Ameghino p. 136
1931Mylodon wegneri Spillmann pp. 16-20 figs. pl-2
1952Glossotherium wegneri Hoffstetter p. 84
2007Glossotherium robustus McDonald and Naples p. 155
2009Glossotherium robustum McAfee p. 888

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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
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
TardigradaLatham and Davies 1795
Eutardigrada
familyMylodontidae
subfamilyMylodontinaeGill 1872
genusGlossotheriumOwen 1840
speciesrobustum(Owen 1842)

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