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Calops

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Taxonomy
Calops was named by Marsh (1894). Its type is Calops cristatus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Protoceras by Frick (1937), Simpson (1945) and Patton and Taylor (1973).

It was assigned to Protoceratinae by Hay (1902); and to Protoceratidae by Scott (1940).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Calops Marsh
1902Calops Hay p. 673
1940Calops Scott p. 564 figs. Plate LIX

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
familyProtoceratidae
genusCalops

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-08-31 14:39:46
Modified: 2009-01-07 18:24:42
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Prothero 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Nowak 1999
Collections
No collection or age range data are available