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family

tapirs
Tapiridae Gray, 1821

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Perissodactyla - odd-toed ungulates »  superfamily Tapiroidea

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Included taxa

Number of records: 16

genus Colodon Marsh, 1890
genus Dilophodon Scott, 1883
genus Eotapirus Cerdeño & Ginsburg, 1988
genus Heteraletes Peterson, 1931
genus Megatapirus Matthew & Granger, 1923
genus Miotapirus Schlaikjer, 1937
genus Nexuotapirus Albright, 1998
genus Palaeotapirus Filhol, 1888
genus Paratapirus Depéret, 1902
genus Plesiocolopirus Schoch, 1989
genus Plesiotapirus Qiu, Yan & Sun, 1991
genus Protapirus Filhol, 1877
genus Tapiravus Marsh, 1877
genus Tapiriscus Kretzoi, 1951
genus Tapirus Brisson, 1762 - Tapirs
genus Teleolophus Matthew & Granger, 1925

Links and literature

CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Tapiridae]

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extinct taxon