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Rhynchotherium simpsoni

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Rhynchotherium simpsoni was named by Olsen (1957) [not the same as Trilophodon simpsoni].

It was synonymized subjectively with Rhynchotherium euhyphodon by Webb and Tessman (1968) and Miller (1980); it was synonymized subjectively with Rhynchotherium blicki by Lambert and Shoshani (1998).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1957Rhynchotherium simpsoni Olsen
1996Rhynchotherium simpsoni Shoshani and Tassy

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyGomphotherioideaHay 1922
familyGomphotheriidaeHay 1922
genusRhynchotheriumFalconer 1868
speciessimpsoni

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