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Tapirus johnsoni

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

Taxonomy
Tapirus johnsoni was named by Schultz et al. (1975). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Steer Creek (Merritt Dam), which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Ash Hollow Formation of Nebraska.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1975Tapirus johnsoni Schultz et al.
2007Tapirus johnsoni Ferrero and Noriega p. 508
2010Tapirus johnsoni Hulbert p. 79

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyTapiroideaGill 1872
familyTapiridae
genusTapirus
speciesjohnsoni

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