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Pachyaena ossifraga

Mammalia - Acreodi - Mesonychidae

Taxonomy
Pachyaena ossifraga was named by Cope (1874) [genotype]. Its type locality is Arroyo Blanco (Cope), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the San Jose Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Mesonyx ossifragus by Cope (1882); it was recombined as Mesonyx ossifraga by Cope (1885).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Pachyaena ossifraga Cope
1875Pachyaena ossifraga Cope p. 11
1882Mesonyx ossifragus Cope p. 165
1885Mesonyx ossifraga Cope
1892Pachyaena ossifraga Osborn and Wortman
1892Pachyaena ossifraga Scott p. 305
1899Pachyaena intermedia Wortman
1909Pachyaena ossifraga Matthew
1915Pachyaena ossifraga Matthew and Granger
2018Pachyaena ossifraga Solé et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderAcreodiMatthew 1909
Mesonychia
familyMesonychidae
genusPachyaenaCope 1874
speciesossifragaCope 1874

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