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Rhynchotherium praecursor

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Dibelodon praecursor was named by Cope (1893).

It was recombined as Serridentinus praecursor by Osborn (1935); it was recombined as Serbelodon praecursor by Osborn (1936); it was recombined as Rhynchotherium praecursor by Kurten and Anderson (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1893Dibelodon praecursor Cope p. 64
1935Serridentinus praecursor Osborn
1936Serbelodon praecursor Osborn
1980Rhynchotherium praecursor Kurten and Anderson p. 346

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
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
speciespraecursor()

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