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Tchaltacerus

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Bovidae

Taxonomy
Tchaltacerus was named by Bouvrain (1998). It is not extant. Its type is Tchaltacerus longicornis.

It was assigned to Bovidae by Bouvrain (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Tchaltacerus Bouvrain

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyBovidae
genusTchaltacerus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
G. Bouvrain 1998Bovide de taille moyenne. Chevilles fortes par rapport a la taille du crane, implantees audessus des orbites, redressees, avec une face posterieure presentant une courbure s'accentuant vers l'extremite distale. Section transversale des chevilles aplatie transversalement. Pas de sinus. Bords orbitaires fortement proeminents. Mastoide etroite et posterieure, basioccipital court et large. Metapodes courts et robustes.