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Protoceras comptus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Protoceratidae

Taxonomy
Protoceras comptus was named by Marsh (1894). It is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Protoceras celer by Patton and Taylor (1973).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Protoceras comptus Marsh p. 93
1940Protoceras comptus Scott p. 601

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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()
Ruminantiamorpha
familyProtoceratidae
subfamilyProtoceratinae
genusProtoceras
speciescomptus

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