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Brontops dispar

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Brontotheriidae

Taxonomy
Brontops dispar was named by Marsh (1887). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Warbonnet Creek (Chadron), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in Nebraska.

It was recombined as Titanotherium dispar by Osborn and Wortman (1895); it was recombined as Megacerops dispar by Osborn (1902).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Brontops dispar Marsh
1891Brontops validus Marsh
1895Titanotherium dispar Osborn and Wortman
1895Titanotherium validum Osborn and Wortman
1902Megacerops dispar Osborn
1929Brontops dispar Osborn
1989Brontops dispar Mader
1998Brontops dispar Mader

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
familyBrontotheriidae()
subfamilyBrontopinae
genusBrontops
speciesdispar

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