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Ischyrocyon gidleyi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Taxonomy
Dinocyon gidleyi was named by Matthew (1902). Its type specimen is AMNH 10671, a partial skeleton (skull and partial skeleton), and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Skillet Creek, which is in a Miocene terrestrial horizon in Texas.

It was recombined as Dinocyon (Borophagus) gidleyi by Matthew (1902); it was recombined as Pliocyon gidleyi by Matthew (1924), Stock and Furlong (1926) and Johnston and Christian (1941); it was recombined as Ischyrocyon gidleyi by Webb (1969) and Hunt (1998).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1902Dinocyon (Borophagus) gidleyi Matthew p. 290
1904Ischyrocyon hyaenodus Matthew and Gidley p. 246 figs. 1 and 2
1924Pliocyon gidleyi Matthew
1926Hadrocyon mohavensis Stock and Furlong
1926Pliocyon gidleyi Stock and Furlong
1941Pliocyon gidleyi Johnston and Christian
1941Pliocyon walkerae Johnston and Christian
1969Ischyrocyon gidleyi Webb
1969Ischyrocyon mohavensis Webb
1992Ischyrocyon mohavensis Whistler and Burbank
1998Ischyrocyon gidleyi Hunt, Jr. p. 215

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyAmphicyonidaeHaeckel 1886
subfamilyAmphicyoninaeTrouessart 1885
genusIschyrocyon
speciesgidleyi(Matthew 1902)

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