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Procynodictis vulpiceps

Mammalia - Carnivora

Taxonomy
Procynodictis vulpiceps was named by Wortman and Matthew (1899). Its type specimen is AMNH 2506 and, AMNH 2514, a partial skeleton (No. 2514) includes one upper and both lower jaws, together with the greater part of a hind foot, and the other (No. 2506) includes a part of the skull and the g), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Procynodictis.

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Procynodictis vulpiceps Wortman and Matthew p. 121
1939Miacis gracilis Clark
2010Procynodictis vulpiceps Friscia and Rasmussen p. 58

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
genusProcynodictis
speciesvulpiceps

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