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Epieuryceros

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Taxonomy
Epieuryceros was named by Ameghino (1889). Its type is Epieuryceros truncus.

It was corrected as Epieurycerus by Ameghino (1889); it was misspelled as Epieurycerus by Bagnalasta (1980); it was synonymized subjectively with Blastocerus by Hershkovitz (1982).

It was assigned to Cervidae by Ameghino (1889) and Bagnalasta (1980).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1889Epieuryceros Ameghino
1889Epieurycerus Ameghino p. 613
1980Epieurycerus Bagnalasta

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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()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyCervidae
genusEpieuryceros

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. B. Bagnalasta 1980Cornamenta palmada de gran tamaño formada por una lámina ósea en abanico, de la cual salen 4 a 6 puntas, terminando el candil posterior en dos prolongaciones en forma de horquilla.