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Schizotherium avitum

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Chalicotheriidae

Taxonomy
Schizotherium avitum was named by Matthew and Granger (1923). Its type specimen is AMNH 19157, a tooth (lower m3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Ergilin Dzo [AMNH], which is in an Eocene terrestrial sandstone in the Ergilin Dzo Formation of Mongolia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Schizotherium avitum Matthew and Granger p. 3
1978Schizotherium avitum Coombs
1991Schizotherium avitum Wang and Wang

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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
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ancylopoda()
superfamilyChalicotherioideaGill 1872
familyChalicotheriidaeGill 1872
genusSchizotheriumGervais 1876
speciesavitum

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