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Amebelodon floridanus

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Gomphotheriidae

Discussion

Mastodon (Trilophodon) floridanus

Taxonomy
Mastodon (Trilophodon) floridanus was named by Leidy (1886).

It was recombined as Serridentinus floridanus by Osborn (1923) and Gazin and Collins (1950); it was recombined as Ocalientinus floridanus by Osborn (1942); it was recombined as Amebelodon floridanus by Shoshani and Tassy (1996) and Lambert and Shoshani (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1886Mastodon (Trilophodon) floridanus Leidy p. 12
1922Trilophodon hicksi Cook
1922Trilophodon paladentatus Cook
1923Serridentinus floridanus Osborn
1930Amebelodon sinclairi Barbour
1941Amebelodon hicksi Barbour and Hibbard
1941Amebelodon paladentatus Barbour and Hibbard
1942Ocalientinus floridanus Osborn
1950Serridentinus floridanus Gazin and Collins
1996Amebelodon floridanus Shoshani and Tassy
1998Amebelodon floridanus Lambert and Shoshani p. 613

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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
genusAmebelodon
speciesfloridanus()

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