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Megaloceros (Irish elk)

Mammalia - Artiodactyla - Cervidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1828Megaloceros Brookes
1844Megaceros Owen
1895Alces (Megaceros) Allen p. 191
1988Megaloceros Carroll
1997Megaloceros McKenna and Bell p. 428
2000Megaloceros Grubb p. 302
2008Megaloceros Agnarsson and May-Collado p. 974 figs. Fig. 5
2009Megaloceros Vislobokova p. 398

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
Ruminantiamorpha
Ruminantia(Scopoli 1777)
Pecora()
familyCervidae
subfamilyCervinaeGoldfuss 1820
tribeMegaceriniViret 1961
genusMegalocerosBrookes 1828

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