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Mammut matthewi

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Taxonomy
Mastodon matthewi was named by Osborn (1921). Its type locality is Aphelops Draw Quarries, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in the Snake Creek Formation of Nebraska.

It was recombined as Miomastodon matthewi by Osborn (1922) and Osborn (1942); it was recombined as Pliomastodon matthewi by Osborn (1926) and Matthew (1930); it was recombined as Mammut matthewi by Shoshani and Tassy (1996).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1921Mastodon matthewi Osborn
1922Miomastodon matthewi Osborn
1926Pliomastodon matthewi Osborn
1930Pliomastodon matthewi Matthew
1930Pliomastodon vexillarius Matthew
1930Pliomastodon sellardsi Simpson
1942Miomastodon matthewi Osborn
1987Pliomastodon nevadanus Tedford et al.
1996Mammut matthewi Shoshani and Tassy

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
MammutidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
familyMammutidaeHay 1922
genusMammutBlumenbach 1799
speciesmatthewi()

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