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Platybelodon barnumbrowni

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Torynobelodon barnumbrowni was named by Barbour (1931). It is not extant. Its type locality is Platybelodon Quarry, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska.

It was recombined as Platybelodon barnumbrowni by Barbour (1932), Gregory (1945), Voorhies and Brown (1993), Shoshani and Tassy (1996) and Lambert and Shoshani (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Torynobelodon barnumbrowni Barbour
1932Platybelodon barnumbrowni Barbour
1936Torynobelodon barnumbrowni Osborn
1945Platybelodon barnumbrowni Gregory
1990Torynobelodon barnumbrowni Voorhies
1993Platybelodon barnumbrowni Voorhies and Brown
1996Platybelodon barnumbrowni Shoshani and Tassy
1998Platybelodon barnumbrowni Lambert and Shoshani

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyGomphotherioideaHay 1922
familyGomphotheriidaeHay 1922
genusPlatybelodonBorissiak 1928
speciesbarnumbrowni()

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