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Taurotragus (eland)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Taurotragus was named by Wagner (1855). It is extant.

It was assigned to Bovidae by Frick (1937); and to Tragelaphini by Hassanin and Douzery (1999) and Grubb (2001).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1855Taurotragus Wagner
1937Taurotragus Frick
1999Taurotragus Hassanin and Douzery p. 893
2001Taurotragus Grubb p. 376

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
subfamilyBovinae(Gray 1821)
tribeTragelaphiniBlyth 1863
genusTaurotragusWagner 1855

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