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Protolabis heterodontus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Camelidae

Taxonomy
Procamelus heterodontus was named by Cope (1874) [definitely not 1873]. It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Protolabis.

It was synonymized subjectively with Procamelus robustus by Wortman (1898); it was recombined as Protolabis heterodontus by Cope (1876), Matthew (1924), Galbreath (1953), Lewis (1968), Webb (1969), Frick and Taylor (1971) and Honey et al. (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Procamelus heterodontus Cope
1876Protolabis heterodontus Cope
1924Protolabis heterodontus Matthew
1953Protolabis heterodontus Galbreath
1960Procamelus foxi Macdonald
1968Protolabis heterodontus Lewis
1969Protolabis heterodontus Webb
1971Protolabis heterodontus Frick and Taylor
1998Protolabis heterodontus Honey et al.

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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()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyCameloidea
familyCamelidae
subfamilyProtolabinaeZittel 1893
genusProtolabis
speciesheterodontus()

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