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Tapiravus Marsh 1877 (tapir)

Osteichthyes - Perissodactyla - Tapiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 43136

Full reference: O. C. Marsh. 1877. Notice of some new vertebrate fossils. American Journal of Arts and Sciences 14:249-256

Parent taxon: Tapiridae according to M. W. Colbert and R. M. Schoch 1998

Sister taxa: Colodon, Dilophodon, Eotapirus, Heteraletes, Miotapirus, Nexuotapirus, Palaeotapirus, Paratapirus, Plesiocolopirus, Plesiotapirus, Protapirus, Tapirella, Tapirinae, Tapiriscus, Tapirus, Teleolophus

Subtaxa: Tapiravus rarus, Tapiravus validus

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Type: Lophiodon validus

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