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Menops varians

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Menops varians was named by Marsh (1887) [genotype].

It was recombined as Titanotherium varians by Osborn (1896); it was synonymized subjectively with Titanotherium ingens by Osborn (1902); it was recombined as Menodus varians by Osborn (1929).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Menops varians Marsh
1896Titanotherium varians Osborn p. 189
1929Menodus varians Osborn
1989Menops varians Mader
1998Menops varians Mader

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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()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyBrontotheriinaeMarsh 1873
tribeBrontotheriiniMarsh 1873
subtribeBrontotheriinaMarsh 1873
BrontotheriitaMarsh 1873
genusMenops
speciesvarians

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: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: browserf
Created: 2005-08-31 14:53:16
Modified: 2005-08-31 16:53:16
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Mader 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002
Collections
No collection or age range data are available