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Osmotherium spelaeum

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Osmotherium spelaeum was named by Cope (1896).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1896Mephitis fossidens Cope
1896Mephitis orthostichus Cope
1896Osmotherium spelaeum Cope
1896Pelycictis lobulatus Cope
1896Mephitis fossidens Cope p. 386
1896Mephitis orthostichus Cope p. 389
1896Pelycictis lobulatus Cope p. 390
1899Mephitis leptops Cope
1908Brachyprotoma fossidens Brown
1908Brachyprotoma leptops Brown
1920Mephitis fossidens Baker
1920Mephitis leptops Baker
1923Mephitis fossidens Hay
1923Mephitis leptops Hay
1930Brachyprotoma fossidens Hay
1930Brachyprotoma leptops Hay
1936Mephitis fodiens Hall
1980Osmotherium spelaeum Kurten and Anderson p. 164

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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()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Mustelida
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyMelinaeBurmeister 1872
tribeMephitini(Bonaparte 1845)
genusOsmotheriumCope 1896
speciesspelaeumCope 1896

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