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Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Taxonomy
Tapirus haysii was named by Leidy (1860) [also said to be 1859].

It was synonymized subjectively with Tapirus copei by Slaughter (1966) and Kurten and Anderson (1980); it was considered a nomen dubium by Olson (1940) and Simpson (1945); it was considered a nomen dubium by Dalquest and Schultz (1992); it was recombined as Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii by Hulbert (2010).

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Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1860Tapirus haysii Leidy
1945Tapirus copei Simpson
1966Tapirus copei Slaughter p. 88
1980Tapirus copei Kurten and Anderson p. 293
1984Tapirus haysii Ray and Sanders
1989Tapirus haysii Jefferson
1995Tapirus haysii Hulbert, Jr.
1998Tapirus haysii Colbert and Schoch
2007Tapirus haysii Ferrero and Noriega p. 508
2010Tapirus (Helicotapirus) haysii Hulbert p. 81

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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
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyTapiroideaGill 1872
familyTapiridae
genusTapirus
subgenusHelicotapirus
specieshaysii(Leidy 1860)

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