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Pliotaxidea garberi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Pliotaxidea garberi was named by Wagner (1976). Its type specimen is UCMP 52422, a partial skeleton (nearly complete skull and mandible plus partial postcranial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Turlock Lake (UCMP V-5836), which is in a Hemphillian terrestrial mudstone in the Mehrten Formation of California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1976Pliotaxidea garberi Wagner p. 112

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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
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyTaxidiinae(Pocock 1920)
genusPliotaxidea
speciesgarberi

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