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Rudiocyon

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Taxonomy
Rudiocyon was named by Hunt (2011). Its type is Rudiocyon amplidens.

It was assigned to Temnocyoninae by Hunt (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2011Rudiocyon Hunt, Jr. p. 54

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyAmphicyonidaeHaeckel 1886
subfamilyTemnocyoninae
genusRudiocyon

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. M. Hunt 2011Differs from Temnocyon by absence of the m1 metaconid; from Mamma- cyon and Delotrochanter by a small, short m2 relative to m1 (table 6, ratio E/F ,1.9); and from Delotrochanter by a narrow, com- pressed p4 (not posteriorly broad). See tables 1–2.