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Cervalces (stag moose)

Mammalia - Ungulata - Cervidae

Taxonomy
Cervalces was named by Scott (1885). It is not extant. Its type is Cervus americanus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Alces by Geraads (1983), Geist (1987), Kahlke (1990) and Lister (1993).

It was assigned to Cervinae by Hay (1902); to Odocoileinae by Kurten and Anderson (1980); to Cervidae by Scott (1885), Carroll (1988), Shoshani et al. (1989) and Azzaroli (1994); and to Alceini by Grubb (2000).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1885Cervalces Scott
1902Cervalces Hay p. 685
1980Cervalces Kurten and Anderson p. 317
1988Cervalces Carroll
1989Cervalces Shoshani et al. p. 436
1994Cervalces Azzaroli
2000Cervalces Grubb p. 302

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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
genusCervalcesScott 1885

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