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Promerycochoerus chelydra

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Taxonomy
Merycochoerus chelydra was named by Cope (1884).

It was recombined as Promerycochoerus superbus chelydra by Schultz and Falkenbach (1949); it was recombined as Promerycochoerus chelydra by Douglass (1901), Thorpe (1921), Thorpe (1924), Thorpe (1937) and Stevens and Stevens (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Merycochoerus chelydra Cope p. 523
1901Promerycochoerus chelydra Douglass
1902Merycochoerus chelydra Hay p. 668
1921Promerycochoerus chelydra Thorpe p. 225
1924Promerycochoerus chelydra Thorpe
1937Promerycochoerus chelydra Thorpe p. 112 figs. Figs. 71-73
1949Promerycochoerus superbus chelydra Schultz and Falkenbach p. 111
1998Merycochoerus chelydra Lander
2007Promerycochoerus chelydra Stevens and Stevens p. 160

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
familyMerycoidodontidae
subfamilyPromerycochoerinae
genusPromerycochoerus
specieschelydra()

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