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Pelonax ramosus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Entelodontidae

Taxonomy
Elotherium ramosum was named by Cope (1874). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Pelonax ramosus by Cope and Matthew (1915), Troxell (1920) and Scott (1940); it was recombined as Archaeotherium ramosus by Galbreath (1953).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Elotherium ramosum Cope
1874Elotherium bathrodon Marsh p. 534
1893Ammodon (Elotherium) bathrodon Marsh p. 410
1909Pelonax bathrodon Peterson
1915Pelonax ramosus Cope and Matthew pp. Plate CIX
1920Pelonax ramosus Troxell
1940Pelonax ramosus Scott p. 440 figs. Plate XLIV, Fig. 1
1953Archaeotherium ramosus 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
speciesramosus()

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