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Megaceratops

Mammalia - Ungulata

Taxonomy
Megaceratops was named by Cope (1873).

It was synonymized subjectively with Megacerops by Marsh (1875), Osborn (1929), Scott (1941), Galbreath (1953) and Mader (1989); it was synonymized subjectively with Symborodon by Cope (1902); it was synonymized subjectively with Brontops by Osborn (1914); it was considered a nomen dubium by Mader (1998).

It was assigned to Dinocerata by Cope (1873).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Megaceratops Cope

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
suborderAmblypoda(Cope 1884)
suborderDinocerata()
genusMegaceratopsCope 1873

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