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Merychyus smithi

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Merycoidodontidae

Taxonomy
Merychyus smithi was named by Douglass (1903).

It was recombined as Ticholeptus smithi by Thorpe (1937); it was synonymized subjectively with Ticholeptus zygomaticus by Schultz and Falkenbach (1941), Black (1961) and Morea (1981); it was synonymized subjectively with Merychyus elegans by Kelly and Lander (1988).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Merychyus smithi Douglass
1937Ticholeptus smithi Thorpe
1998Merychyus smithi Lander
2001Merychyus smithi Tabrum and Nichols

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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
orderArtiodactyla()
suborderTylopoda()
superfamilyOreodontoidea
familyMerycoidodontidaeThorpe 1923
subfamilyMerychyinae
genusMerychyus
speciessmithi

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