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Agriotherium

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Taxonomy
Agriotherium was named by Wagner (1837) [type South Asian A. sivalensis; accidentally ]. Its type is Agriotherium sivalensis.

It was assigned to Agriotheriinae by Hendey (1974); to Agriotheriini by Chorn and Hoffman (1978); to Hemicyoninae by Qiu et al. (1991); to Ursavini by Hunt (1998); and to Ursidae by Wagner (1837), Kurten (1968), Carroll (1988), Salesa et al. (2006) and Werdelin and Peigne (2010).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1837Agriotherium Wagner
1845Hyaenarctos Falconer and Cautley
1968Agriotherium Kurten p. 119
1974Agriotherium Hendey p. 68
1978Agriotherium Chorn and Hoffman p. 3
1988Agriotherium Carroll
1991Agriotherium Qiu et al.
1998Agriotherium Hunt, Jr. p. 182
2006Agriotherium Salesa et al. p. 381
2010Agriotherium Werdelin and Peigne p. 612

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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
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Ursida
superfamilyUrsoideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyUrsidaeGray 1825
subfamilyUrsinaeSwainson 1835
tribeUrsavini
genusAgriotheriumWagner 1837

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