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Glyptotherium cylindricum

Mammalia - Glyptodontidae

Taxonomy
Brachyostracon cylindricus was named by Brown (1912). Its type specimen is AMNH 15548, a partial skeleton (complete carapace, cephalic plates, atlas, hyoids, several ribs, a chevron and 20 separate teeth), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Glyptotherium cylindricum by Gillette and Ray (1981), McDonald and Naples (2007) and Mead et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Glyptodon mexicano Cuataparo and Ramirez
1912Brachyostracon mexicanus Brown
1912Brachyostracon cylindricus Brown p. 169 figs. 1-4
1929Boreostracon floridanus Simpson
1979Glyptotherium floridanum Marshall and Et al.
1979Glyptotherium mexicanum Marshall and Et al.
1980Glyptotherium floridanum Kurten and Anderson p. 135
1980Glyptotherium mexicanum Kurten and Anderson p. 135
1981Glyptotherium cylindricum Gillette and Ray
1981Glyptotherium floridanum Gillette and Ray
1981Glyptotherium mexicanum Gillette and Ray
1987Glyptotherium mexicanum Carranza-Castaneda and Miller p. 337
2007Glyptotherium cylindricum McDonald and Naples p. 152
2007Glyptotherium floridanum McDonald and Naples p. 152
2007Glyptotherium mexicanum McDonald and Naples p. 152
2007Glyptotherium cylindricum Mead et al. p. 442

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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
Americatheria
Xenarthra()
familyGlyptodontidaeBurmeister 1879
subfamilyGlyptodontinaeGray 1869
genusGlyptotheriumOsborn 1903
speciescylindricum()

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