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Parailurus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ailuridae

Taxonomy
Parailurus was named by Schlosser (1899). It is not extant.

It was assigned to Ailurinae by Kurten and Anderson (1980); to Procyonidae by Schlosser (1899), Kurten (1968) and Carroll (1988); to Ailurinae by Baskin (1998); and to Ailuridae by Wallace and Wang (2004).

Species
Species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Parailurus Schlosser
1968Parailurus Kurten p. 118
1980Parailurus Kurten and Anderson p. 177
1988Parailurus Carroll
1998Parailurus Baskin p. 149
2004Parailurus Wallace and Wang

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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
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Mustelida
familyAiluridae()
genusParailurusSchlosser 1899

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
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: carnivoreo
Diet 2: omnivoreo
Created: 2005-08-26 13:31:06
Modified: 2005-08-26 15:31:06
Source: o = order, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Nowak 1999, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Villanyian to the top of the Gelasian or 3.20000 to 1.80600 Ma

Collections (7 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Pliocene5.333 - 2.588Romania P. anglicus (40113)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Washington) P. sp. (20062)
MN 163.2 - 2.588Italy (Piedmont) P. hungaricus (49360)
Villanyian3.2 - 2.588Slovakia P. hungaricus (41025 41026 41027)
Gelasian2.588 - 1.806United Kingdom (England) Ailurus anglicus (48093)