|Basic info||Taxonomic history||Classification||Relationships|
|Morphology||Ecology and taphonomy||External Literature Search||Age range and collections|
Ailuropoda melanoleuca (giant panda)
Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae
It was recombined as Ailuropus melanoleucus by Milne-Edwards (1871); it was recombined as Aeluropus melanoleucus by Flower and Lydekker (1891); it was recombined as Ailuropoda melanoleuca by Milne-Edwards (1870), Ewer (1973), Chorn and Hoffman (1978), Waits et al. (1999) and Jin et al. (2007).
|Year||Name and author|
|1869||Ursus melanoleucus David p. 13|
|1870||Ailuropoda melanoleuca Milne-Edwards p. 1|
|1871||Ailuropus melanoleucus Milne-Edwards p. 88|
|1891||Aeluropus melanoleucus Flower and Lydekker p. 560|
|1973||Ailuropoda melanoleuca Ewer|
|1978||Ailuropoda melanoleuca Chorn and Hoffman p. 1|
|1999||Ailuropoda melanoleuca Waits et al. p. 90|
|2007||Ailuropoda melanoleuca Jin et al. p. 10935|
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