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Pelonax

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

Taxonomy
Pelonax was named by Cope (1873).

It was synonymized subjectively with Archaeotherium by Galbreath (1953) and Effinger (1998).

It was assigned to Entelodontidae by Scott (1940).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Pelonax Cope
1940Pelonax Scott p. 439 figs. Plate XLIV, Fig. 3

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetancodontamorpha
familyEntelodontidaeLydekker 1883
genusPelonaxCope 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