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Platygonus cumberlandensis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Taxonomy
Platygonus cumberlandensis was named by Gidley (1920). Its type specimen is USNM 8146, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cumberland Cave, which is in an Irvingtonian cave horizon in Maryland.

It was synonymized subjectively with Platygonus vetus by Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Wright (1995).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1920Platygonus cumberlandensis Gidley p. 659
1998Platygonus cumberlandensis Wright p. 397
2017Platygonus cumberlandensis Dutra et al. p. 355

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

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