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Tapirella

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Taxonomy
Tapirella was named by Palmer (1903) [replacement for Elasmognathus Gill 1865]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Tapirus by Prothero and Schoch (1989).

It was assigned to Tapiridae by Olson (1940).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1865Elasmognathus Gill
1881Elasmognathus Cope p. 395
1903Tapirella Palmer
1940Tapirella Olson p. 50

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyTapiroideaGill 1872
familyTapiridae
genusTapirellaPalmer 1903

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