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Protoceras celer

Mammalia - Ungulata - Protoceratidae

Taxonomy
Protoceras celer was named by Marsh (1891) [genotype]. It is not a trace fossil. It is the type species of Protoceras.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1891Protoceras celer Marsh p. 82
1893Protoceras celer Marsh p. 407
1895Protoceras celer Scott p. 304
1902Protoceras celer Hay p. 673
1940Protoceras celer Scott p. 567

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderUngulata(Linnaeus 1766)
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
familyProtoceratidae
subfamilyProtoceratinae
genusProtoceras
speciesceler

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