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Ramoceros ramosus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Antilocapridae

Taxonomy
Cosoryx ramosus was named by Cope (1874). Its type specimen is USNM 1144, a partial skull (Three-pronged "antler."), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Dicrocerus ramosus by Cope (1875) and Cope (1875); it was synonymized subjectively with Dicrocerus furcatus by Cope (1877); it was synonymized subjectively with Merycodus furcatus by Hay (1902) and Gregory (1942); it was recombined as Merycodus ramosus by Matthew (1904); it was recombined as Ramoceros ramosus by Frick (1937) and Janis and Manning (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Cosoryx ramosus Cope p. 148
1875Dicrocerus ramosus Cope p. 257
1904Merycodus ramosus Matthew p. 122
1937Ramoceros ramosus Frick
1998Ramoceros ramosus Janis and Manning

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyAntilocapridaeOwen 1841
genusRamoceros
speciesramosus()

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