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Platygonus oregonensis

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Tayassuidae

Taxonomy
Prosthennops oregonensis was named by Colbert (1938). Its type locality is Rattlesnake, which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial horizon in Oregon.

It was recombined as Platygonus oregonensis by Wright (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Prosthennops oregonensis Colbert
1998Platygonus oregonensis 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
genusPlatygonus
speciesoregonensis()

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