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Vassacyon promicrodon

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Taxonomy
Uintacyon promicrodon was named by Wortman and Matthew (1899). Its type specimen is AMNH 83, a mandible (an almost complete lower jaw (No. 83), in which the sectorial and fourth premolar are in good state of preservation; portions of the third premolar and second m), and it is a 3D body fossil. It is the type species of Vassacyon.

It was recombined as Prodaphaenus promicrodon by Wortman (1901); it was recombined as Vassacyon promicrodon by Matthew (1909), Matthew and Granger (1915), Gingerich (1983) and Solé et al. (2016).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Uintacyon promicrodon Wortman and Matthew p. 111
1901Prodaphaenus promicrodon Wortman
1909Vassacyon promicrodon Matthew
1915Vassacyon promicrodon Matthew and Granger
1983Vassacyon promicrodon Gingerich
2016Vassacyon promicrodon Solé et al.

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
genusVassacyon
speciespromicrodon()

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