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Ambloctonus sinosus

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Taxonomy
Ambloctonus sinosus was named by Cope (1875) [genotype]. It is the type species of Ambloctonus.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1875Ambloctonus sinosus Cope p. 8
1892Ambloctonus sinosus Scott p. 313
1902Ambloctonus sinosus Hay p. 756
1915Ambloctonus hyaenoides Matthew and Granger

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
orderCreodonta()
familyOxyaenidae
subfamilyPalaeonictinaeDenison 1938
genusAmbloctonus
speciessinosus

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 14:43:59
Modified: 2005-08-30 16:43:59
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Gunnell 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Wasatchian or 55.80000 to 50.30000 Ma

Collections (3 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (Wyoming) Ambloctonus hyaenoides (15567) Ambloctonus sinosus (15554)
Wasatchian55.8 - 50.3USA (New Mexico) Ambloctonus hyaenoides (15663)