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Eomoropus amarorum

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae

Taxonomy
Triplopus amarorum was named by Cope (1881) [definitely not original combination]. It is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Eomoropus.

It was recombined as Eomoropus amarorum by Osborn (1913), Radinsky (1964), Lucas and Schoch (1989), McCarroll et al. (1996) and Coombs (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Triplopus amarorum Cope
1913Eomoropus amarorum Osborn p. 266 figs. 1, 2, 3A, 4, 5A, 6, 7A, 8
1919Eomoropus annectens Peterson p. 139
1964Eomoropus amarorum Radinsky
1989Eomoropus amarorum Lucas and Schoch
1996Eomoropus amarorum McCarroll et al.
1998Eomoropus amarorum Coombs

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ancylopoda()
superfamilyChalicotherioideaGill 1872
familyChalicotheriidaeGill 1872
genusEomoropus
speciesamarorum()

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
H. F. Osborn 1913Inferior grinding teeth, p2-m3=86mm. p2 with rudimentary paraconid and hypoconid but without metastylid. Hypoconid well developed on p3, p4 with rudiment of metastylid, and an entoconid