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Prionailurus planiceps (flat-headed cat)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Felidae

Taxonomy
Felis planiceps was named by Vigors and Horsfield (1827). It is extant.

It was recombined as Plethaelurus planiceps by Cope (1882); it was recombined as Ailurin planiceps by Lyon (1908) and Miller (1942); it was recombined as Prionailurus planiceps by Johnson et al. (2006) and Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1827Felis planiceps Vigors and Horsfield
1882Plethaelurus planiceps Cope p. 475
1908Ailurin planiceps Lyon p. 659
1942Ailurin planiceps Miller, Jr. p. 125
2006Prionailurus planiceps Johnson et al. p. 74
2017Prionailurus planiceps Breitenmoser and Breitenmoser p. 24

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderFeliformiaKretzoi 1945
superfamilyAeluroideaFlower 1869
familyFelidae
subfamilyFelinaeTrouessart 1885
genusPrionailurusSevertzov 1858
speciesplaniceps(Vigors and Horsfield 1827)

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
partNmean

Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: scansorialf
Diet: carnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:09
Modified: 2009-01-04 16:22:03
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Late/Upper Pleistocene or 0.12600 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117Thailand (Pattani) Prionailurus planiceps (189962)