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Plionictis oaxacaensis

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Plionictis oaxacaensis was named by Ferrusquia-Villafranca (1990) [Type locality is 18722]. Its type specimen is IGM 3977, a mandible (associated right and left mandibular rami bearing Rln, C, Pn, and Mn; LP3, and Mn; plus these isolated teeth: LC; Rand LC, RP2, RP3, Rand Lp4 and 1IM1. ), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1990Plionictis oaxacaensis Ferrusquia-Villafranca p. 97 figs. Pl. 4, Figs. 1 - 14

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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
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyGuloninae()
tribeIschyrictini
genusPlionictis
speciesoaxacaensis

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
I. Ferrusquia-Villafranca 1990Plionictis oaxacaensis differs from other species of Plionictis in being about the same size that P. parviloba, but with sharper, transversely narrower cheek teeth, especially the car- nassials, and in having a relatively large M2, 25% larger that of P. parviloba.