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Dihoplus megarhinus

Mammalia - Perissodactyla - Rhinocerotidae

Taxonomy
Rhinoceros megarhinus was named by de Christol (1835) [said by Owen 1846 to be 1835; also said to be 1834].

It was synonymized subjectively with Rhinoceros schleiermacheri by Owen (1846); it was recombined as Dicerorhinus megarhinus by Loose (1975); it was recombined as Dihoplus megarhinus by Lacombat (2008); it was misspelled as Dihophus megarhinus by Deng et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1835Rhinoceros megarhinus de Christol p. 76
1975Dicerorhinus megarhinus Loose
2008Dihoplus megarhinus Lacombat p. 157
2011Dihophus megarhinus Deng et al. p. 1287

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
orderPerissodactyla()
Tapiromorpha(Haeckel 1873)
Ceratomorpha(Wood 1937)
superfamilyRhinocerotoidea
familyRhinocerotidae
subfamilyRhinocerotinae
tribeRhinocerotini
genusDihoplusBrandt 1878
speciesmegarhinus(de Christol 1835)

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