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Ailuropoda (giant panda)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Taxonomy
Ailuropoda was named by Milne-Edwards (1870). It is extant.

It was replaced with Ailuropus by Milne-Edwards (1871); it was replaced with Aeluropus by Flower and Lydekker (1891).

It was assigned to Ailuropodinae by Kurtén (1985), O'Brien et al. (1985), Van Valen (1986) and O'Brien et al. (1986); to Ursidae by Ewer (1973), Carroll (1988) and Salesa et al. (2006); and to Ailuropodini by Chorn and Hoffman (1978) and Jin et al. (2007).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1870Pandarctos Gervais p. 161
1870Ailuropoda Milne-Edwards p. 1
1871Ailuropus Milne-Edwards p. 88
1891Aeluropus Flower and Lydekker p. 88
1915Aelureidopus Woodward p. 428
1973Ailuropoda Ewer
1978Ailuropoda Chorn and Hoffman p. 1
1985Ailuropoda Kurtén p. 487
1985Ailuropoda O'Brien et al. p. 144
1986Ailuropoda O'Brien et al. p. 428
1986Ailuropoda Van Valen p. 428
1988Ailuropoda Carroll
2006Ailuropoda Salesa et al. p. 381
2007Ailuropoda Jin et al. p. 10935

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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()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Ursida
superfamilyUrsoideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyUrsidaeGray 1825
subfamilyAiluropodinae
genusAiluropodaMilne-Edwards 1870

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