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Yumaceras ruminalis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Palaeomerycidae

Taxonomy
Pediomeryx ruminalis was named by Stirton (1939). Its type locality is UCMP V-3405, Norris Canyon, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in California.

It was recombined as Yumaceras ruminalis by Prothero and Liter (2007) and Prothero and Liter (2008).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1939Pediomeryx ruminalis Stirton
2007Yumaceras ruminalis Prothero and Liter p. 248
2008Yumaceras ruminalis Prothero and Liter

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
superfamilyCervoidea
familyPalaeomerycidaeLydekker 1883
subfamilyDromomerycinae(Frick 1937)
tribeCranioceratiniFrick 1937
genusYumaceras
speciesruminalis()

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