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Daphoenodon falkenbachi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Taxonomy
Daphoenodon falkenbachi was named by Hunt (2002). Its type specimen is F:AM 54144, a skeleton (complete skull and associated mandibles), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Eighteen Mile District, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Daphoenodon falkenbachi Hunt, Jr. p. 21

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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
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyAmphicyonidaeHaeckel 1886
subfamilyDaphoeninae
genusDaphoenodon
speciesfalkenbachi

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: carnivoref
Created: 2005-08-30 14:52:56
Modified: 2005-08-30 16:52:56
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hunt 1998, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: Harrisonian or 24.80000 to 20.43000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Wyoming) Daphoenodon falkenbachi (17796)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Wyoming) Daphoenodon sp. (17777 type locality: 17780)
Harrisonian24.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Daphoenodon falkenbachi (17809)