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Viverravidae

Mammalia - Viverravidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Viverravidae Wortman and Matthew p. 136
1902Viverravidae Hay p. 754
1978Deltatherium durini Van Valen
1982Didymictidae Flynn and Galiano p. 24
1982Viverravidae Flynn and Galiano p. 47
1991Viverravidae Bryant p. 67
1993Prolimnocyon durini Williamson and Lucas
1998Didymictidae Flynn
1998Viverravidae Flynn
2002Viverravidae Meehan and Wilson p. 1091
2005Viverravidae Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin p. 842
2006Viverravidae Polly et al. p. 1023
2011Viverravidae Tomiya p. 14
2012Viverravidae Rose et al.
2016Viverravidae Solé et al.

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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
familyViverravidae
familyViverravidae

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: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Created: 2005-08-30 14:47:14
Modified: 2005-08-30 16:47:14
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Flynn 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Puercan to the top of the Late/Upper Eocene or 66.00000 to 33.90000 Ma

Collections (548 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Puercan66.0 - 63.3USA (Texas) Bryanictis sp. (14829)
To363.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Protictis sp., Simpsonictis jaynanneae (14894)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Montana) Didymictis haydenianus (14919 14920 14923) Didymictis microlestes (14917) Didymictis microlestes, Didymictis haydenianus (14913) Protictis haydenianus, Protictis microlestes, Bryanictis vanvaleni, Protictis tenuis (14906)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Utah) Protictis haydenianus (14830)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7Canada (Alberta) Bryanictis microlestes (143200) Protictis sp. (14822) Simpsonictis jaynanneae (14828)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (New Mexico) Bryanictis paulus, Didymictis sp. b, Didymictis sp. a (14816) Didymictis haydenianus (14819 14873) Protictis haydenianus (14812 14815 14824 14832 14835 14862) Protictis haydenianus, Protictis sp. (14865) Protictis haydenianus, Protictis vanvaleni (14833 14893) Protictis sp. (14868) Protictis vanvaleni (14825)
Torrejonian63.3 - 61.7USA (Wyoming) Bryanictis microlestes, Protictis haydenianus, Simpsonictis tenuis, Protictis sp. (14912) Protictis haydenianus, Protictis microlestes (14896) Protictis haydenianus, Simpsonictis jaynanneae, Bryanictis vanvaleni (14886) Protictis microlestes (14899 14900 14901 14904 14905) Protictis sp., Protictis microlestes (14897 14898)
Torrejonian - Tiffanian63.3 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Intyrictis vanvaleni (14853)
Ti161.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Simpsonictis pegus, Simpsonictis tenuis (14939)
Ti361.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Protictis paralus, Raphictis gausion (14928 14992)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Colorado) Protictis proteus, Protictis schaffi (174227)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Montana) Didymictis sp., Protictis haydenianus, Protictis microlestes (15048) Protictis sp. (15064) Simpsonictis sp., Protictis sp. (15025)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (North Dakota) Protictis microlestes (15000) Protictis paralus (14931 14962)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Saskatchewan) Raphictis sp., Viverravidae indet., Didymictis dellensis, Protictis paralus, Raphictis gausion, Protictis dellensis (14978)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8Canada (Alberta) Didymictis sp. (14995) Protictis dellensis (14996) Protictis sp. (15005) Raphictis sp., Raphictis gausion (14954)
Tiffanian61.7 - 56.8USA (Wyoming) Didymictis dellensis (14944 190436 190438 190462 190481) Didymictis sp. (15034) Didymictis tenuis (14989) Protictis agastor, Protictis paralus, Raphictis gausion (14936) Protictis dellensis, Protictis laytoni, Protictis schaffi (15049) Protictis haydenianus (14974) Protictis microlestes (15014) Protictis paralus (15027) Protictis paralus, Protictis haydenianus, Protictis sp. (15017) Protictis schaffi (15057 15065 15068) Protictis sp. (15032) Protictis sp., Protictis microlestes (15067) Viverravus laytoni (85096) Viverravus schaffi (26569 53059 190441)
Tiffanian - Clarkforkian61.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Didymictis protenus (15035)
Thanetian59.2 - 56.0Morocco (Meknès-Tafilalet) Viverravidae indet. (88301 133241)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8China (Nei Mongol) Viverravus sp. (133389)
Late/Upper Paleocene58.7 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Didymictis dellensis (188220) Raphictis sp. (15018) Raphictis sp., Viverravus schaffi, Protictis dellensis (15024) Viverravus rosei (80579) Viverravus sp. (15082)
Cf256.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Didymictis sp. (46651 46679)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Montana) Hyaenodontidae indet. (15079)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Colorado) Protictis dellensis (15252 15254 15347)
Clarkforkian56.8 - 55.8USA (Wyoming) Didymictis dellensis (190460) Didymictis dellensis, Viverravus politus (15183) Didymictis protenus (15080 15084 15091 15094 15095 15098 15101 15105 15107 15111 15115 15116 15119 15121 15124 15126 15127 15131 15135 15136 15140 15148 15151 15153 15155 15156 15162 15165 15166 15170 15171 15173 15174 15180 15181 15185 15193 15195 15208 15209) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15132 15189) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15092) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus bowni (15085) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus politus (15103 15104 15109 15150 15167 15191 15192 15198 15205 15207) Didymictis proteus, Viverravus bowni (15081) Didymictis sp. (15075 15089 15134 15159 15168 15177 15178 15204 15210 15212 15217 154236) Didymictis sp., Didymictis dellensis (15201 190434) Didymictis sp., Viverravus acutus (15072) Protictis dellensis, Protictis schaffi (15028) Viverravus acutus (15199) Viverravus bowni (15097) Viverravus laytoni, Didymictis protenus (15152) Viverravus politus (15122 15146) Viverravus politus, Didymictis protenus (15087 15099 15110 15114)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Marne) Viverravus sp. (35533 35535)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8France (Île-de-France) Viverravidae indet. (68437)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8Belgium (Hainaut) Didymictis sp. (87947)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom Viverravidae indet. (87950)
Ypresian56.0 - 47.8United Kingdom (England) Viverravus lawsoni (38868)
Graybullian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15701)
Lostcabinian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus gracilis (16078) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus lutosus (15915 15917) Viverravus gracilis (15930 15999 16001) Viverravus lutosus (16073)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (North Dakota) Didymictis sp. (15895)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Didymictidae indet. (15477) Didymictis altidens (15486 15597 15711 15839 15852 15905 15906 15910 15935 15960) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus gracilis (15942) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus lutosus (15662) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus lutosus, Viverravus dawkinsianus (15710) Didymictis leptomylus (15503 15509 15511 15512 15513 15736 15791 15820 46844) Didymictis leptomylus, Didymictis protenus (15822) Didymictis leptomylus, Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15756 15762 15788 46792) Didymictis leptomylus, Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15729) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus acutus (15732 15748) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15738 15754) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus rosei (15779) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus politus (15749) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus politus, Viverravus rosei (15789) Didymictis protenus (15468 15478 15561 15619 15621 15721 15745 15794 15799 15814 15819 15889 15933 15934 16055 46657 46672 46673 46685 46696 46700 46703 46706 46711 46728 46731 46733 46734 46746 46754 46759 46761 46765 46766 46767 46772 46773 46778 46780 46789 46790 46800 46818 46820 46833 46841 46849 186931 186935) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15534 15694 15787 15796 15802 15807 15808 15811 46644 46675 46699 46718 46736 46847) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15805) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus rosei (15793) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus gracilis (46805) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus lutosus (15964) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus politus (46814) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus politus (15763 46817) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus rosei (46760) Didymictis sp. (15532 15536 15541 15542 15547 15560 15567 46704 46751 46752 46755) Didymictis sp., Didymictis leptomylus (15519) Didymictis sp., Viverravus acutus (15552 15578) Didymictis sp., Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15577) Didymictis sp., Viverravus politus (15458) Didymictis sp., Viverravus sp. (15520 15522 15524 15531 15538 15544 15548 15551 15553 15554 15555 15556 15557 15563 15564 15566) Didymictis sp., Viverravus sp., Didymictis altidens (15558) Protictis sp., Viverravus gracilis (46782) Viverravus acutus (15515 15726 15740 15741 15743 15744 15747 15755 15758 15765 15768 15769 15773 15784 15785 15792 15803 15806 15810 15813 15821 15826 15828 46641 46667 46680 46687 46749 46753 46808 46809 46831) Viverravus acutus, Didymictis lysitensis (15559) Viverravus acutus, Didymictis protenus (15455 15479 15493 15504 15573) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus gracilis (46838) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus lutosus, Didymictis sp. (15576) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (46786) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus, Didymictis protenus (15491) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus, Viverravus rosei (15727 15790) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus rosei (15776) Viverravus acutus/gracilis, Viverravus sp., Didymictis leptomylus (15514) Viverravus gracilis (46727 46788 46797 46802 46807 46812 46836) Viverravus minutus (15669) Viverravus politus (15734 15767 15775 46659 46722 46726) Viverravus politus, Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus bowni (15759) Viverravus rosei (15795 46837) Viverravus sp. (15454 15462 15517 15523 15529 15565 15842 15891 15937 27268 186936 186937) Viverravus sp., Didymictis leptomylus (15495 15505 15507 15510 15516 15518) Viverravus sp., Didymictis protenus (15543 15575 15722)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Colorado) Didymictis altidens (15413 15417 15425) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus gracilis (15650) Didymictis protenus (15231 15262 15267 15273 15291 15299 15308 15334 15349 15357 15371 15372 15374 15375 15376 15427 15429 15484 15652) Viverravus acutus (15450 15845 15865) Viverravus acutus, Didymictis protenus (15480 15485 15725 15887) Viverravus gracilis (15649 15651) Viverravus lutosus, Didymictis protenus (15225) Viverravus politus, Didymictis protenus (15350)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Mississippi) Viverriscus omnivorus, Viverravus sp. (15719)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (New Mexico) Didymictis protenus (15663) Didymictis sp. (15439 15448) Limnocyon protenus (15452)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3Canada (Northwest Territories) Viverravus sp. (15583)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6China (Shandong) Preonictis youngi, Variviverra vegetatus (77929)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6USA (Wyoming) Didymictis leptomylus (15699 27351 154251 154255 154257 154258 154264 154270 154273 154274) Didymictis leptomylus, Didymictis protenus (15681) Didymictis leptomylus, Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15592) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus acutus (154254) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus rosei (154262) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus bowni (80580) Didymictis leptomylus, Viverravus politus (154271) Didymictis protenus (15680) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15589 15684 15685 15687 15692 15696 15697 15700 15702 15705 15707 15708) Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (15695) Didymictis sp., Viverravus sp., Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15688 15693) Viverravus acutus (15703 154259 154276) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus bowni, Viverravus rosei (15682) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus politus (154263) Viverravus acutus, Viverravus rosei (15586) Viverravus browni, Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15683) Viverravus sp., Didymictis protenus, Viverravus acutus (15690) Viverravus sp., Viverravus acutus (15691)
Early/Lower Eocene55.8 - 48.6Portugal (Região Centro) Viverravus sp. (79200)
Wasatchian - Bridgerian55.8 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Viverravus lutosus (16249)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Nevada) Viverravidae indet., Viverravus minutus (16218)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2Mexico (Guanajuato) Viverravus sp. (16598)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Wyoming) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus lutosus (16207) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus minutus, Viverravus sicarius (15837) Didymictis altidens, Viverravus lutosus (16198) Didymictis sp. (16394 16498) Viverravus gracilis (16091 16105 16200 16203 16275 16277 16285 16320 16342 16388 16395 16409) Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus minutus (16228) Viverravus lutosus (16415) Viverravus minutus (16111 16210 16258 16273 16305 16315 16343 16345 27269) Viverravus sicarius (16137 16138 16139) Viverravus sp. (16204) Viverravus sp., Viverravus gracilis (16219) Viverravus vulpinus (16206)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Colorado) Didymictis vancleveae, Viverravus sicarius (16239) Viverravus gracilis (16241 16242) Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus sicarius (16240) Viverravus sp. (16251)
Bridgerian50.3 - 46.2USA (Utah) Viverravus gracilis, Viverravus minutus, Viverravus sicarius (16396)
Middle Eocene48.6 - 37.2Mongolia Viverravus sp. (75718)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Utah) Viverravidae indet. (16572 109207)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Colorado) Viverravus minutus (16623)
Early/Lower Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Viverravus gracilis (93087)
Late/Upper Uintan46.2 - 40.4Canada (Saskatchewan) Viverravus sp. (16626)
Uintan46.2 - 40.4USA (Wyoming) Didymictis sp. (16641) Protictis aprophatos (16630) Viverravus sicarius (16576) Viverravus sp. (16647)
Late/Upper Eocene37.2 - 33.9China (Guangxi) Orientictis spanios (174910)