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Cuvieronius priestleyi

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Gomphotherium priestleyi was named by Hay and Cook (1930). Its type specimen is DMNS 1062, a tooth (tooth is taken to be the lower right second molar), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Stegomastodon priestleyi by Dalquest (1977); it was recombined as Cuvieronius priestleyi by Madden (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Gomphotherium priestleyi Hay and Cook p. 31 figs. late XII, figures 2, 3
1977Stegomastodon priestleyi Dalquest
1983Cuvieronius priestleyi Madden

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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
genusCuvieronius
speciespriestleyi()

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