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Symborodon

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Symborodon was named by Cope (1873). Its type is Symborodon torvus.

It was synonymized subjectively with Menodus by Scott and Osborn (1887), Osborn (1929) and Clark and Beerbower (1967); it was synonymized subjectively with Megacerops by Osborn (1914); it was considered a nomen dubium by Mader (1989) and Mader (1998).

It was assigned to Menodontidae by Cope (1881); and to Brontotheridae by Prothero and Schoch (1989).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Symborodon Cope
1881Symborodon Cope p. 397
1989Symborodon Prothero and Schoch p. 537

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
familyBrontotheriidae()
genusSymborodonCope 1873

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