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Dinocyon (Borophagus) meandrinus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Aelurodon meandrinus was named by Hatcher (1894). It is not a trace fossil.

It was recombined as Dinocyon (Borophagus) meandrinus by Matthew (1902); it was recombined as Dinocyon meandrinus by Matthew (1902); it was recombined as Pliocyon meandrinus by Matthew (1924), Stock and Furlong (1926) and Johnston and Christian (1941); it was considered a nomen dubium by VanderHoof and Gregory (1940), McGrew (1944), Webb (1969) and Hunt (1998).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1894Aelurodon meandrinus Hatcher
1902Dinocyon meandrinus Matthew
1902Dinocyon (Borophagus) meandrinus Matthew p. 289
1924Pliocyon meandrinus Matthew
1926Pliocyon meandrinus Stock and Furlong
1941Pliocyon meandrinus Johnston and Christian

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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
infraorderEucynodontia
RankNameAuthor
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
tribeBorophaginiSimpson 1945
subtribeBorophagina
genusDinocyonCope 1892
subgenusBorophagus
speciesmeandrinus(Hatcher 1894)

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