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Navahoceros fricki

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Taxonomy
Rangifer fricki was named by Schultz and Howard (1935). Its type specimen is A.N.S.P. No. 13933, a partial skull (right maxillary fragment with dentition and right ramus), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Burnet Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave siltstone in New Mexico.

It was synonymized subjectively with Rangifer tarandus by Banfield (1961); it was recombined as Navahoceros fricki by Anderson and White (1975), Kurten (1975), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Webb (1992).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1935Rangifer fricki Schultz and Howard p. 287
1969Odocoileus halli Alvarez
1975Navahoceros fricki Anderson and White
1975Navahoceros fricki Kurten p. 507
1980Navahoceros fricki Kurten and Anderson p. 312
1992Navahoceros fricki Webb p. 401

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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()
Amniota
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyCervidae
Telemetacarpalia
tribeOdocoileini(Pocock 1923)
genusNavahoceros
speciesfricki()

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
B. Kurten 1975Sole known species of genus. For limb bone dimensions see Table 1.