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Bassariscus antiquus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

Taxonomy
Bassariscus antiquus was named by Matthew and Cook (1909). Its type specimen is AMNH 13869, a mandible (left mandible with m1-m2 and roots of p4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 23 Miles South of Agate, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Olcott Formation of Nebraska.

It was recombined as Probassariscus antiquus by Merriam (1911), Merriam (1916), Matthew (1924), Baskin (1989) and Voorhies (1990).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Bassariscus antiquus Matthew and Cook p. 377
1911Probassariscus antiquus Merriam p. 246
1916Bassariscus nevadensis Merriam
1916Probassariscus antiquus Merriam
1924Probassariscus antiquus Matthew
1927Bassariscus antiquus Hall
1930Bassariscus antiquus Hall
1951Bassariscus antiquus Gregory and Downs
1989Probassariscus antiquus Baskin
1990Probassariscus antiquus Voorhies
2004Bassariscus antiquus Baskin p. 710

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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
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
superfamilyMusteloideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyProcyonidaeGray 1825
subfamilyProcyoninaeGray 1825
tribeProcyoniniGray 1825
genusBassariscusCoues 1887
speciesantiquus

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