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Megoreodon grandis loomisi

Mammalia - Ungulata - Merycoidodontidae

Taxonomy
Promerycochoerus loomisi was named by Schlaikjer (1934). Its type locality is Bear Creek Mountain (East), which is in an Arikareean terrestrial horizon in the Harrison Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Promerycochoerus gregoryi loomisi by Thorpe (1937); it was recombined as Megoreodon grandis loomisi by Schultz and Falkenbach (1954); it was synonymized subjectively with Merycochoerus superbus by Lander (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1934Promerycochoerus loomisi Schlaikjer
1937Promerycochoerus gregoryi loomisi Thorpe p. 122 figs. pl. 13, figs. 1-2; pl. 46, fig. 2
1954Megoreodon grandis loomisi Schultz and Falkenbach p. 171 figs. 1-3, 18, 23-25

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
familyMerycoidodontidae
subfamilyPromerycochoerinae
genusMegoreodon
speciesgrandis()
subspeciesloomisi()

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