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Homogalax protapirinus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla

Taxonomy
Systemodon protapirinum was named by Wortman (1896). Its type specimen is AMNH 4460, a maxilla (maxilla with P2-M2 ; mandible with P2-M3.), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Homogalax protapirinus by Hay (1899), Radinsky (1963), Gingerich (1991), Colbert and Schoch (1998), Froehlich (1999) and Holbrook et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Systemodon protapirinum Wortman p. 89
1899Homogalax protapirinus Hay p. 593
1963Homogalax protapirinus Radinsky p. 9
1991Homogalax protapirinus Gingerich
1998Homogalax protapirinus Colbert and Schoch
1999Homogalax protapirinus Froehlich
2004Homogalax protapirinus Holbrook et al. p. 951

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
genusHomogalax
speciesprotapirinus()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
L. B. Radinsky 1963Small isectolophids. Mean length M^g = 36.0 mm. P with variably devel-
oped lingual crista. See Table 1.