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Protylopus petersoni

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Oromerycidae

Taxonomy
Protylopus petersoni was named by Wortman (1898) [genotype]. Its type specimen is AMNH 2076, a partial skeleton (Anterior portion of skull, right ramus of mandible, ulna and radius), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Protylopus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1898Protylopus petersoni Wortman
1919Protylopus petersoni Peterson p. 88
1955Protylopus petersoni Gazin
1976Protylopus petersoni Golz
1998Protylopus minor Prothero
1998Protylopus parvus Prothero

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
familyOromerycidae
genusProtylopus
speciespetersoni

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