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Parabos dodsoni

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Parabos dodsoni was named by Barbour and Schultz (1941). Its type specimen is UNSM 1-17-6-41, a skull (skull, lacking dentition), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Platycerabos dodsoni by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Parabos dodsoni Barbour and Schultz p. 63 figs. 24 - 27
1980Platycerabos dodsoni Kurten and Anderson p. 338

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
subfamilyBovinae(Gray 1821)
tribeBoselaphiniKnottnerus-Meyer 1997
genusParabosBarbour and Schultz 1941
speciesdodsoni

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. H. Barbour and C. B. Schultz 1941Form and proportions of skull ap- proaching those of Bos, but differing in horn-cores and other characters; frontals broad; occipital crest very thick and overhanging; occiput ex- tended, broad, and shallow; horn-cores flat, curving downward, outward,
and forward from skull; horn-core encircled by a very rugose and promi- nent burr-like ridge at the base.