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Dioplotherium manigaulti

Mammalia - Sirenia - Dugongidae

Taxonomy
Dioplotherium manigaulti was named by Cope (1883). Its type specimen is ChM PV2896, a skull, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wando River, which is in a Miocene coastal horizon in South Carolina.

It was recombined as Metaxytherium manigaulti by Allen (1926) and Fondi and Pacini (1974); it was recombined as Metaxytherium manigaultii by Hay (1930).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1883Dioplotherium manigaulti Cope p. 53
1885Dioplotherium manigaulti Woodward p. 424
1898Dioplotherium manigaulti Trouessart p. 1006
1902Dioplotherium manigaultii Hay p. 583
1904Dioplotherium manigaulti Trouessart p. 751
1926Metaxytherium manigaulti Allen p. 458
1930Metaxytherium manigaultii Hay p. 656
1974Metaxytherium manigaulti Fondi and Pacini p. 45
1989Dioplotherium manigaulti Domning p. 417
1994Dioplotherium manigaulti Domning p. 189
1996Dioplotherium manigaulti Domning p. 390
2008Dioplotherium manigaulti Domning
2014Dioplotherium manigaulti Voss p. 91 figs. Figure 3

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
AfrotheriaStanhope et al. 1998
Tethytheria
orderSirenia()
familyDugongidae
subfamilyDugonginae
genusDioplotherium
speciesmanigaulti

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