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Agriochoerus minimus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Agriochoeridae

Taxonomy
Agriochoerus minimus was named by Douglass (1902) [also said to be 1902]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Thompson Creek, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial claystone in Montana.

It was recombined as Protoreodon minimus by Wilson (1971), Golz (1976) and Tabrum and Nichols (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Agriochoerus minimus Douglass p. 268
1940Agriochoerus minimus Scott p. 730
1971Protoreodon minimus Wilson
1976Protoreodon minimus Golz
2001Protoreodon minimus Tabrum and Nichols

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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()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyOreodontoidea
familyAgriochoeridaeLeidy 1869
genusAgriochoerus
speciesminimus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. Douglass 1902Size small; P 3 long antero-posteriorly; outer crescents of
molars very low, their outer faces looking dotunzoard much more than outzuard.