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Phlaocyon multicuspus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Aletocyon multicuspus was named by Romer and Sutton (1927) [genotype; misspelt "multicuspidens" and "multicuspis" by later authors]. Its type locality is Raw Hide Buttes (Lower Harrison), which is in a Harrisonian terrestrial horizon in Wyoming. It is the type species of Aletocyon.

It was recombined as Phlaocyon multicuspus by Wang et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1927Aletocyon multicuspus Romer and Sutton
1999Phlaocyon multicuspus 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
speciesmulticuspus()

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