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Platygonus compressus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Taxonomy
Platygonus compressus was named by Leconte (1848) [originally spelled Platigonus compressus]. Its type specimen is ANSP 11512, 11515, 11522, 11524, 11533, 11534, 11539, a partial skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Galena (Snyder Collection), which is in a Pleistocene karst sandstone in Illinois.

It was recombined as Dicotyles compressus by Leidy (1860).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1848Platygonus compressus Le Conte p. 103
1848Platygonus compressus Leconte p. 103
1848Hyops depressifrons Leconte p. 106
1848Protochoerus prismaticus Leconte p. 106
1852Dicotyles costatus Le Conte
1853Euchoerus macrops Leidy
1860Dicotyles compressus Leidy p. 100
1887Platygonus alemanii Dugès
1894Platygonus leptorhinus Williston
1914Platygonus compressus Peterson
1914Platygonus leptorhinus Peterson
1920Platygonus compressus Gidley p. 657
1920Platygonus alemani Gidley p. 658
1920Platygonus leptorhinus Gidley p. 659
1949Platygonus compressus Simpson
1964Platygonus compressus Hoare et al. p. 209
1966Platygonus compressus Slaughter p. 81
1980Platygonus compressus Kurten and Anderson p. 299
1998Platygonus compressus Wright p. 297
2017Platygonus compressus Dutra et al. p. 355

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familyTayassuidae
subfamilyTayassuinaePalmer 1897
tribePlatygonini
genusPlatygonus
speciescompressus

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