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Hemicyon

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Taxonomy
Hemicyon was named by Lartet (1851) [type a European species]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hemicyoninae by Frick (1926); and to Ursidae by Lartet (1851), Carroll (1988) and Werdelin and Peigne (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1851Hemicyon Lartet
1926Hemicyon Frick p. 51
1988Hemicyon Carroll
2010Hemicyon Werdelin and Peigne p. 614

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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
Ursida
superfamilyUrsoideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyUrsidaeGray 1825
genusHemicyonLartet 1851

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 dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:10
Modified: 2005-08-22 19:31:30
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the MN 4 to the top of the MN 6 or 16.90000 to 12.75000 Ma

Collections (19 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Spain (Valencia) H. sansaniensis (40031)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97France (Maine-et-Loire) H. hareni (48069)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97Spain (Zaragoza) H. sansaniensis (40716)
Burdigalian - Tortonian20.44 - 7.246France H. gargan (187579) H. sansaniensis (187580)
Orleanian20.0 - 15.97France H. gargan, H. stehlini (142146)
MN 416.9 - 15.97France (Gers) H. stehlini (69099)
MN 416.9 - 15.97France (Midi-Pyrénées) H. stehlini (71873)
MN 416.9 - 15.97France (Alsac) H. stehlini (69106)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82France (Maine-et-Loire) H. sansaniensis (148396)
MN 515.97 - 13.65Turkey (Bursa) H. sansaniensis (68547)
Langhian - Serravallian15.97 - 11.62France (Midi-Pyrenees) H. sansaniensis (32191)
Langhian - Tortonian15.97 - 7.246France (Midi-Pyrenees Region) H. sansaniensis (31775)
Langhian - Tortonian15.97 - 7.246France (Maine-et-Loire) H. sp., H. gargan, H. stehlini, H. sansaniensis (142149)
Middle Miocene - Late/Upper Miocene15.97 - 5.333China (Nei Mongol) H. teilhardi (28781)
MN 613.65 - 12.75Slovakia (Bratislava) H. sansaniensis (69711)
MN 613.65 - 12.75China (Gansu) H. teilhardi (71105)
MN 6 - MN 7 + 813.65 - 11.1Slovakia H. goeriachensis (69712)
Clarendonian13.6 - 10.3USA (South Dakota) H. barbouri (168757)