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Borophagus orc

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Osteoborus orc was named by Webb (1969). Its type specimen is UF 13180, a mandible, and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Withlacoochee River Site 4A, which is in a Hemphillian pond claystone in Florida.

It was recombined as Borophagus orc by Wang et al. (1999) and Tseng and Geisler (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Osteoborus orc Webb
1999Borophagus orc Wang et al.
2016Borophagus orc Tseng and Geisler p. 2 figs. Table 1

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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
infraorderEucynodontia
RankNameAuthor
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
superfamilyCanoideaSimpson 1931
familyCanidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyBorophaginaeSimpson 1945
tribeBorophaginiSimpson 1945
subtribeBorophagina
genusBorophagusCope 1892
speciesorc()

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