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Patriofelis leidyanus

Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae

Taxonomy
Patriofelis leidyanus was named by Osborn and Wortman (1892).

It was recombined as Aelurotherium leidyanum by Adams (1896) and Matthew (1899); it was synonymized subjectively with Aelurotherium latidens by Wortman (1901); it was synonymized subjectively with Patriofelis ferox by Matthew (1909), Denison (1938), Gazin (1957) and Gunnell (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Patriofelis leidyanus Osborn and Wortman
1892Patriofelis leidyanus Scott p. 313
1896Aelurotherium leidyanum Adams
1899Aelurotherium leidyanum Matthew

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
OlfactoresJefferies 1991
subphylumVertebrata
Gnathostomata()
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda()
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
orderCreodonta()
familyOxyaenidaeCope 1877
subfamilyOxyaeninaeTrouessart 1885
genusPatriofelisLeidy 1870
speciesleidyanusOsborn and Wortman 1892

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