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Diceros (black rhino)

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Diceros was named by Gray (1821). It is extant.

It was assigned to Dicerotini by Loose (1975); to Rhinocerotidae by Carroll (1988); to Dicerotina by Prothero and Schoch (1989); and to Rhinocerotini by Deng et al. (2011).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1821Diceros Gray
1975Diceros Loose
1988Diceros Carroll
1989Diceros Prothero and Schoch p. 536
2011Diceros Deng et al. p. 1287

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
subfamilyRhinocerotinae
tribeRhinocerotini
genusDicerosGray 1821

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