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Protoreodon pearcei

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Agriochoeridae

Taxonomy
Protoreodon pearcei was named by Gazin (1956). Its type specimen is USNM 20305, a partial skeleton (Skull, jaws, and other portions of skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Diplobunops matthewi by Black (1978) and Wilson and Stevens (1986); it was recombined as Agriochoerus pearcei by Lander (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1956Protoreodon pearcei Gazin
1976Protoreodon pearcei Golz
1998Agriochoerus pearcei Lander
1999Protoreodon pearcei Theodor p. 1180

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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()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyOreodontoidea
familyAgriochoeridaeLeidy 1869
genusProtoreodon
speciespearcei

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