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Vulpavus

Mammalia - Carnivora

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Vulpavus Marsh
1982Vulpavus Flynn and Galiano p. 50
1986Vulpavus Hooker p. 336
1998Vulpavus Flynn
2005Vulpavus Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin p. 842
2006Vulpavus Polly et al. p. 1023
2010Vulpavus Silcox et al.
2011Vulpavus Tomiya p. 16

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
genusVulpavus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: arborealg
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: omnivoreo
Comments: more arboreal than the scansorial Prolimnocyon and "most closely" similar to "arboreal carnivorans" (Gebo and Rose 1993)g
Created: 2011-04-25 11:55:14
Modified: 2011-04-24 20:55:14
Source: g = genus, o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002, Gebo and Rose 1993

Age range: base of the Graybullian to the top of the Early/Lower Eocene or 55.80000 to 48.60000 Ma

Collections (94 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Graybullian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) V. australis (15701)
Lostcabinian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) V. australis (16003) V. canavus (15915 15930 16073 16078)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) V. asius (15479 15662 15710) V. australis (15518 15522 15531 15532 15534 15538 15540 15541 15542 15543 15546 15547 15551 15556 15597 15694 15805 15806 15906 27268 46652 46682 46699 46700 46704 46712 46729 46736 46737 46745 46759 46766 46767 46780 46803) V. australis, V. canavus (15548 15553 15554 15555 15557 15558 15559 15560 15573 15576 15577 15578) V. canavus (15563 15565 15566 15579) V. profectus (15669) V. simplex, V. australis (46746) V. sp. (15455 15486 15552 15575 15846 15934) V. sp., V. canavus (15964)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Colorado) V. australis (15328) V. australis, V. canavus (15413)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3Canada (Northwest Territories) V. sp. (15583)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (New Mexico) V. australis (15663)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) V. australis (15692 15695 15700 15702 15705) V. australis, V. canavus (15680) V. sp. (15688 15690)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) V. asius (16240)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Miacis hargeri (16201 16284 16395) Miacis hargeri, V. palustris, V. profectus (16228) V. australis, V. canavus (15837) V. canavus (16207 16415) V. farsonensis (16099) V. farsonensis, V. palustris (16116) V. ovatus (16255 16357) V. profectus (16393)