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Eporeodon major cedrensis

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Taxonomy
Eporeodon major cedrensis was named by Matthew (1901). Its type specimen is AMNH 8949, a partial skeleton (Partial skull with I1-dP2-M3 (germ), mandible with i1-dp2-m3(germ), 2 partial scapulae, partial humerus, 2 radii, 2 ulnae, partial manus, partial pelvis, verteb), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Eporeodon cedrensis by Hay (1930); it was synonymized subjectively with Eporeodon major by Scott (1940); it was recombined as Otionohyus (Otarohyus) cedrensis by Schultz and Falkenbach (1968); it was synonymized subjectively with Merycoidodon bullatus by Stevens and Stevens (1996); it was synonymized subjectively with Eucrotaphus jacksoni by Lander (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Eporeodon major cedrensis Matthew p. 396
1930Eporeodon cedrensis Hay
1937Eporeodon major cedrensis Thorpe p. 75 figs. PI. V, figs. 4-6
1968Otionohyus (Otarohyus) cedrensis Schultz and Falkenbach p. 127 figs. igures 11-13, 20, 23

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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()
familyMerycoidodontidae
subfamilyMerycoidodontinae
genusEporeodon
speciesmajor(Leidy 1853)
subspeciescedrensis

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