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Ailuridae (red panda)
Mammalia - Carnivora - Ailuridae
It was reranked as the family Aeluridae by Cope (1889); it was reranked as the subfamily Ailurinae by Trouessart (1898), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Van Valen (1986) and Baskin (1998); it was reranked as the family Ailuridae by Flower (1883), Ginsburg et al. (1997), Wang et al. (2005) and Salesa et al. (2006).
It was assigned to Arctoidea by Flower (1883); to Fissipedia by Cope (1889); to Ursidae by Trouessart (1898) and Van Valen (1986); to Carnivora by Ginsburg et al. (1997); to Procyonidae by Bonaparte (1850), Kurten and Anderson (1980) and Baskin (1998); to Mustelida by Wang et al. (2005); and to Arctoidea by Salesa et al. (2006).
|Year||Name and author|
|1850||Ailurina Bonaparte p. 1|
|1883||Ailuridae Flower p. 185|
|1889||Aeluridae Cope p. 876|
|1980||Ailurinae Kurten and Anderson p. 177|
|1986||Ailurinae Van Valen p. 428|
|1997||Ailuridae Ginsburg et al. p. 447|
|1998||Ailurinae Baskin p. 146|
|2005||Ailuridae Wang et al. p. 48 fig. 17|
|2006||Ailuridae Salesa et al. p. 381|
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