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Eremotherium laurillardi

Mammalia - Megatheriidae

Taxonomy
Megatherium laurillardi was named by Lund (1842).

It was considered a nomen dubium by Hoffstetter (1952), Gazin (1957) and Paula Couto (1979); it was recombined as Eremotherium laurillardi by Hoffstetter (1954), Cartelle and Bohorquez (1982), Cartelle and De Iuliis (1995), Hulbert and Pratt (1998), De Iuliis and Cartelle (1999) and McDonald and Naples (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1842Chelonia couperi Harlan
1842Megatherium laurillardi Lund
1855Megatherium mirabile Leidy
1860Megatherium mirabile Leidy p. 111
1882Glyptodon juanajuatense Duges
1935Megatherium rusconii Schaub
1941Megatherium hudsoni White
1948Eremotherium carolinense Spillmann
1949Schaubia rusconii Hoffstetter
1950Schaubitherium rusconii Hoffstetter
1952Eremotherium rusconii Hoffstetter
1952Eremotherium carolinense Hoffstetter p. 56
1954Eremotherium laurillardi Hoffstetter
1954Eremotherium mirabile Paula Couto
1954Eremotherium rusconii Paula Couto
1957Eremotherium mirabile Gazin
1957Eremotherium rusconii Gazin
1973Eremotherium juanajuatense Mones
1980Eremotherium rusconii Kurten and Anderson p. 140
1980Xenocnus cearensis Paula Couto
1982Eremotherium laurillardi Cartelle and Bohorquez
1984Eremotherium mirabile Webb and Wilkins
1995Eremotherium laurillardi Cartelle and De Iuliis
1998Eremotherium laurillardi Hulbert, Jr. and Pratt
1999Eremotherium laurillardi De Iuliis and Cartelle p. 512
2007Eremotherium laurillardi McDonald and Naples p. 154

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
infraorderPilosaFlower 1883
TardigradaLatham and Davies 1795
Eutardigrada
familyMegatheriidaeGill 1872
subfamilyMegatheriinaeGill 1872
genusEremotheriumSpillmann 1948
specieslaurillardi(Lund 1842)

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