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Nimravus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Nimravidae

Taxonomy
Nimravus was named by Cope (1879) [status called into question by Bryant 1996]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Nimravidae by Cope (1879), Cope (1880) and Martin (1998); and to Nimravinae by Flynn and Galiano (1982), Bryant (1991), Hunt (1998), Peigné (2003) and Slater and Van Valkenburgh (2008).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Nimravus Cope
1880Nimravus Cope p. 836
1945Nimravinus Kretzoi
1982Nimravus Flynn and Galiano p. 53
1991Nimravus Bryant p. 69
1998Nimravus Hunt, Jr. p. 230
1998Nimravus Martin
2003Nimravus Peigné
2008Nimravus Slater and Van Valkenburgh p. 407

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
familyNimravidaeCope 1880
subfamilyNimravinaeTrouessart 1885
genusNimravusCope 1879

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