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Megalagus turgidus

Mammalia - Lagomorpha - Leporidae

Taxonomy
Palaeolagus turgidus was named by Cope (1873).

It was synonymized subjectively with Palaeolagus brachyodon by Matthew (1903); it was recombined as Megalagus turgidus by Walker (1931), Wood (1940), Green (1942), Galbreath (1953) and Dawson (1958).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1873Palaeolagus triplex Cope p. 4
1873Palaeolagus turgidus Cope p. 4
1873Tricium paniense Cope p. 4
1891Palaeolagus turgidus Cope p. 5
1908Palaeolagus turgidus Lambe
1931Megalagus turgidus Walker
1934Palaeolagus turgidus Burke
1940Megalagus turgidus Wood
1942Megalagus turgidus Green
1953Megalagus turgidus Galbreath
1958Megalagus turgidus Dawson

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
EuarchontogliresMurphy et al. 2001
Glires()
Duplicidentata()
orderLagomorphaBrandt 1885
familyLeporidaeFischer de Waldheim 1817
subfamilyPalaeolaginaeDice 1929
genusMegalagusWalker 1931
speciesturgidus()

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