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Crocuta (spotted hyaena)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Hyaenidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1777Crocuta Erxleben
1882Crocuta Mivart p. 143
1900Hyaena (Crocotta) Matschie
1912Crocotta Lönnberg p. 58
1968Crocuta Kurten p. 63
1995Crocuta Capasso Barbato and Gliozzi p. 242
1997Crocuta Geraads p. 130
2006Crocuta Koepfli et al. p. 604
2010Crocuta Werdelin and Peigne p. 641

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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
superfamilyAeluroideaFlower 1869
familyHyaenidae
genusCrocutaErxleben 1777

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