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Prosthennops serus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Taxonomy
Dicotyles serus was named by Cope (1877). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Sappa Creek, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in Kansas.

It was recombined as Tayassu serus by Hay (1902); it was recombined as Prosthennops serus by Gidley (1904), Colbert (1935), Wright (1989), Wright (1998) and Hulbert and Whitmore (2006).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1877Dicotyles serus Cope p. 224
1902Tayassu serus Hay
1904Prosthennops serus Gidley
1935Prosthennops serus Colbert
1975Prosthennops graffhami Schultz and Martin
1989Prosthennops serus Wright
1998Prosthennops serus Wright
2006Prosthennops serus Hulbert and Whitmore p. 6

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilySuoidea
familyTayassuidae
subfamilyTayassuinaePalmer 1897
genusProsthennops
speciesserus()

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