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Tetrabelodon osborni

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Taxonomy
Tetrabelodon osborni was named by Barbour (1916). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tetrabelodon osborni Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska.

It was recombined as Trilophodon osborni by Cook (1922), Peterson (1928) and Osborn (1936); it was synonymized subjectively with Gomphotherium productum by Tobien (1973); it was recombined as Gomphotherium osborni by Downs (1952), Tobien (1972) and Voorhies (1990).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1914Tetrabelodon willistoni Barbour
1916Tetrabelodon osborni Barbour
1922Trilophodon osborni Cook
1925Trilophodon abeli Barbour
1928Trilophodon osborni Peterson
1933Trilophodon gregorii Frick
1936Trilophodon osborni Osborn
1936Trilophodon willistoni Osborn
1952Gomphotherium gregorii Downs
1952Gomphotherium osborni Downs
1952Gomphotherium willistoni Downs
1972Gomphotherium abeli Tobien
1972Gomphotherium osborni Tobien
1990Gomphotherium osborni Voorhies

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
ElephantidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
superfamilyGomphotherioideaHay 1922
familyGomphotheriidaeHay 1922
genusTetrabelodonBurmeister 1837
speciesosborni

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