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Algarolutra majori

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Cyrnaonyx majori was named by Malatesta (1978) [Museum of the Instito di Geologia e Paleontologia, Universita di Roma]. Its type specimen is MIGP 1944-1946, a set of teeth, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Dragonara Cave, which is in a Pleistocene cave horizon in Italy.

It was recombined as Algarolutra majori by Willemsen (1992), Palombo (2005) and Willemsen (2006).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Cyrnaonyx majori Malatesta p. 114 figs. Figure 1
1992Algarolutra majori Willemsen p. 41
2005Algarolutra majori Palombo p. 54
2006Algarolutra majori Willemsen p. 84

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Mustelida
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyMelinaeBurmeister 1872
tribeLutriniGray 1865
genusAlgarolutra
speciesmajori()

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