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Paradaphoenus tooheyi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Taxonomy
Paradaphoenus tooheyi was named by Hunt (2001). Its type specimen is UNSM 6002-92, a mandible (isolated mandible), and it is not a trace fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2001Paradaphoenus tooheyi Hunt, Jr. p. 7

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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
genusParadaphoenus
speciestooheyi

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: base of the Whitneyan to the top of the Geringian or 33.30000 to 26.30000 Ma

Collections (4 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Nebraska) Paradaphoenus tooheyi (27262)
Geringian30.8 - 26.3USA (South Dakota) Paradaphoenus sp. (17635)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Paradaphoenus tooheyi (17538)
early Early Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Nebraska) Paradaphoenus tooheyi (156729)