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Mustelavus priscus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Mustelavus priscus was named by Clark (1936) [genotype; in Scott and Jepsen]. Its type locality is Peanut Peak, which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Chadron Formation of South Dakota. It is the type species of Mustelavus.

It was recombined as Plesictis priscus by Simpson (1946) and Macdonald (1970).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1936Mustelavus priscus Clark
1946Plesictis priscus Simpson
1948Mustelavus priscus Hough
1967Mustelavus priscus Clark and Beerbower
1970Plesictis priscus Macdonald
1981Mustelavus priscus Schmidt-Kittler
1996Mustelavus priscus Baskin and Tedford

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
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
subfamilyMustelavinae
genusMustelavusClark 1936
speciespriscusClark 1936

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