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Platybelodon loomisi

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Torynobelodon loomisi was named by Barbour (1929). It is not extant. Its type locality is Torynobelodon loomisi Quarry, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Nebraska. It is the type species of Torynobelodon.

It was recombined as Amebelodon loomisi by Gregory (1945); it was recombined as Platybelodon loomisi by Barbour (1932) and Shoshani and Tassy (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1929Torynobelodon loomisi Barbour
1932Platybelodon loomisi Barbour
1936Torynobelodon loomisi Osborn
1945Amebelodon loomisi Gregory
1990Torynobelodon loomisi Lambert
1990Torynobelodon loomisi Thomasson et al.
1996Platybelodon loomisi Shoshani and Tassy

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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()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
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
speciesloomisi()

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