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Phlaocyon minor

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Cynodesmus minor was named by Matthew (1907). Its type locality is AMNH Rosebud 22, which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in the Rosebud Formation of South Dakota.

It was recombined as Tomarctus minor by White (1941) and White (1942); it was recombined as Nothocyon minor by Cook and Macdonald (1962) and Macdonald (1970); it was recombined as Cormocyon minor by Wang and Tedford (1992) and Wang and Fremd (1994); it was recombined as Phlaocyon minor by Wang (1994) and Wang et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1907Cynodesmus minor Matthew
1941Tomarctus minor White
1942Tomarctus minor White
1962Nothocyon minor Cook and Macdonald
1970Nothocyon minor Macdonald
1992Cormocyon minor Wang and Tedford p. 225
1994Phlaocyon minor Wang p. 63
1994Cormocyon minor Wang and Fremd
1999Phlaocyon minor Wang et al.

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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
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
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
tribePhlaocyonini
genusPhlaocyonMatthew 1899
speciesminor()

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