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Zygolophodon tapiroides

Mammalia - Proboscidea - Mammutidae

Taxonomy
Mastodon tapiroides was named by Cuvier (1824) [apparently spelt Mastodonte tapiroide by Cuvier]. It is not extant.

It was recombined as Mastodon (Zygolophodon) tapiroides by Vacek (1877); it was recombined as Zygolophodon tapiroides by Madden (1980); it was considered a nomen dubium by Hopwood (1935); it was synonymized subjectively with Zygolophodon proavus by Lambert and Shoshani (1998).

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1824Mastodon tapiroides Cuvier p. 527
1877Mastodon (Zygolophodon) tapiroides Vacek
1980Zygolophodon tapiroides Madden p. 59

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderProboscidea()
suborderElephantiformesTassy 1988
ElephantimorphaTassy and Shoshani 1997
MammutidaTassy and Shoshani 1997
familyMammutidaeHay 1922
genusZygolophodon(Vacek 1877)
speciestapiroides(Cuvier 1824)

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