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Order Bellua Linnaeus 1758 (mammal)

Osteichthyes

PaleoDB taxon number: 104268

Linnaeus' now obsolete Bellua (order VII) included only Hippopotamus and Equus. He placed most other artiodactyls in Pecora (order IV) and did not recognize the order Perissodactyla (Rhinoceros fell in Glires and tapirs were omitted completely).

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Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Parent taxon: Mammalia according to C. Linnaeus 1758

Sister taxa: Acrotheria, Allotheria, Ameghinichnidae, Amphidontidae, Anagonia, Anagonia insulata, Anisorhizus, Anisorhizus atriarius, Apotheria, Aquila antiqua, Aquila ferox, Archaeorycteropus patagonicus, Arrhinolemuroidea, Atlasodon, Australosphenida, Bondesiidae, Bunotheria, Cimolomidae, Diplocynodontidae, Diplodon ampliatus, Diplodonops, Dipodiscidae, Dipriodontidae, Ditremata, Docodonta, Eopentapodiscidae, Eotetrapodiscus, Eotheria, Erecta, Eutriconodonta, Eutrochodon, Ferugliotheriidae, Florentinoameghinia, Fruitafossor, Gobiotheriodon, Hakusanodon, Helioseus, Heterolophodon, Holotheria, Homunculus imago, Hypotheria, Hypsiprymnopsis, Isolophodon aplanatus, Jeholodentidae, Juchilestes, Kuehneotheriidae, Lambdaconus, Lambdaconus suinus, Likhoeletherium, Lophiodolodus, Lufengoconodon, Malutitetrapodiscus, Malutitetrasauropodiscus, Marsupialia, Marsupionta, Microderson, Molapopentapodiscus, Morganucodonta, Natantia, Necrolestidae, Ovovivipara, Pachydermata, Pachypithecus, Pachypithecus macrognathus, Paraeopentapodiscidae, Phoca aegyptiaca, Phoca aegyptiaca antiqua, Picunia, Plagiocoelus, Pleurodon, Polyprotodonta, Praephoca, Prensiculantia, Promammalia, Proplanodus, Proplanodus adnepos, Prostylophorus, Prostylophorus margeriei, Protobradidae, Protobradys, Protobradys harmonicus, Ptolemaiida, Radinskya, Sarcobora, Schadipes, Simioidea, Sororyctidae, Stenogenium aenigmaticum, Subungulata, Sukotyro, Thereuodontidae, Theriamorpha, Tikitherium, Trichechus hydropithecus, Tricorynopus, Tricuspes, Trilobodon, Vincelestes, Volaticotheria, Wanotherium, Yinotheria

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: scansorial insectivore