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Dichobunoidea

Mammalia - Artiodactyla

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1872Dichobunoidea Gill
1938Dichobunoidea Colbert p. 105
1971Dichobunoidea Sahni and Khare p. 50
1986Dichobunoidea Hooker p. 376
1997Dichobunoidea McKenna and Bell p. 399
2004Dichobunoidea Kondrashov et al. p. 205
2004Dichobunoidea Metais et al. p. 179
2004Dichobunoidea Vislobokova p. 90
2005Dichobunoidea Boisserie et al.
2007Dichobunoidea Theodor et al. p. 39
2010Dichobunoidea Kumar et al. p. 1247

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
RankNameAuthor
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
orderArtiodactyla()
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872
superfamilyDichobunoideaGill 1872

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
E. H. Colbert 1938
Small, pnm1t1ve artiodactyls. Skull usually of generalized form; certain specializations appear in the most advanced and latest genera. Basicranial foramina separate, basicranium normal, paroccipital processes short and projected posteriorly, auditory bulla usually cartilaginous. Orbit centrally located. Complete dental formula; upper molars with five or six cusps (protoconule and hypocone). Feet tetradactyl, metapodials not coalesced.