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Megacerops elatus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Titanops elatus was named by Marsh (1887).

It was synonymized subjectively with Titanotherium robustum by Osborn and Wortman (1895); it was synonymized subjectively with Brontotherium gigas by Osborn (1902) and Osborn (1929); it was recombined as Megacerops elatus by Mader (1989) and Mader and Alexander (1995); it was considered a nomen dubium by Mader (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Titanops elatus Marsh
1989Megacerops elatus Mader
1995Megacerops elatus Mader and Alexander

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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()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyBrontotheriinaeMarsh 1873
tribeBrontotheriiniMarsh 1873
subtribeBrontotheriinaMarsh 1873
BrontotheriitaMarsh 1873
genusMegacerops
specieselatus()

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