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Mylohyus longirostris

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Taxonomy
Prosthennops longirostris was named by Thorpe (1924). Its type specimen is YPM 11160, a partial skull (both mandibular rami, united at the symphysis, a;nd lacking in the main only the canines and the posterior portion, including the coronoid processes. The molars), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Mylohyus longirostris by Wright (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1924Prosthennops longirostris Thorpe
1998Mylohyus longirostris Wright

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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()
superfamilySuoidea
familyTayassuidae
subfamilyTayassuinaePalmer 1897
tribePlatygonini
genusMylohyusCope 1869
specieslongirostris()

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