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Pelonax potens

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

Taxonomy
Ammodon potens was named by Marsh (1893). Its type specimen is YPM 12042, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pelonax potens by Peterson (1909), Troxell (1920), Troxell (1920) and Scott (1940); it was recombined as Archaeotherium potens by Galbreath (1953).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Ammodon potens Marsh p. 410
1909Pelonax potens Peterson
1920Pelonax potens Troxell
1940Pelonax potens Scott p. 441
1953Archaeotherium potens Galbreath

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
Cetancodontamorpha
familyEntelodontidaeLydekker 1883
genusPelonaxCope 1873
speciespotens()

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