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Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae
It was synonymized subjectively with Uintacyonidae by Hay (1902); it was considered an invalid subgroup of Carnivora by Polly et al. (2006); it was considered an invalid subgroup of Carnivoramorpha by Spaulding et al. (2010).
It was assigned to Creodonta by Cope (1880) and Cope (1880); to Creodonta by Cope (1889); to Caniformia by Bryant (1991); to Canidae by Astibia et al. (2000); to Carnivora by Peterson (1919), Thurmond and Jones (1981), Heinrich et al. (2008) and Smith and Smith (2010); to Carnivoramorpha by Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin (2005) and Friscia and Rasmussen (2010); and to Miacoidea by Hooker (1986), Flynn (1998), Meehan and Wilson (2002) and Rose et al. (2012).
|Year||Name and author|
|1889||Miacidae Cope p. 876|
|1919||Miacidae Peterson p. 48|
|1981||Miacidae Thurmond and Jones p. 175|
|1986||Miacidae Hooker p. 326|
|1991||Miacidae Bryant p. 67|
|2000||Miacinae Astibia et al. p. 237|
|2002||Miacidae Meehan and Wilson p. 1091|
|2005||Miacidae Wesley-Hunt and Werdelin p. 838|
|2008||Miacidae Heinrich et al.|
|2010||Miacidae Friscia and Rasmussen p. 52|
|2010||Miacidae Smith and Smith p. 761|
|2012||Miacidae Rose et al.|
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