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Gomphotherium pygmaeus

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Mastodon angustidens pygmaeus was named by Depéret (1897).

It was recombined as Gomphotherium pygmaeus by Sanders et al. (2010).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1897Mastodon angustidens pygmaeus Depéret
2010Gomphotherium pygmaeus Sanders et al. p. 197

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyGomphotherioideaHay 1922
familyGomphotheriidaeHay 1922
genusGomphotheriumBurmeister 1837
speciespygmaeus(Depéret 1897)

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