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Daphoenus vetus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Amphicyonidae

Taxonomy
Daphoenus vetus was named by Leidy (1853) [genotype; also said to be 1854]. Its type specimen is USNM 658-659 and is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Daphoenus.

It was recombined as Amphicyon vetus by Leidy (1854) and Leidy (1857).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1853Daphoenus vetus Leidy p. 393
1854Amphicyon vetus Leidy
1857Amphicyon vetus Leidy p. 90
1899Daphoenus vetus Wortman and Matthew p. 129
1902Proamphicyon nebrascensis Hatcher
1936Daphoenus vetus Scott and Jepsen
1948Daphoenus vetus Hough
1996Daphoenus vetus Hunt, Jr.
1998Daphoenus vetus Hunt, Jr. p. 204

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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
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyAmphicyonidaeHaeckel 1886
subfamilyDaphoeninae
genusDaphoenus
speciesvetus

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