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Prohesperocyon wilsoni

Mammalia - Carnivora

Taxonomy
Hesperocyon wilsoni was named by Gustafson (1986). Its type specimen is TMM 40504-126, a partial skull (partial skull and mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Airstrip (TMM 40504), which is in a Chadronian terrestrial horizon in the Capote Mountain Tuff Formation of Texas. It is the type species of Prohesperocyon, Hesperocyon.

It was recombined as Prohesperocyon wilsoni by Wang (1994) and Wang and Tedford (1996).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1986Hesperocyon wilsoni Gustafson
1994Prohesperocyon wilsoni Wang p. 18
1996Prohesperocyon wilsoni Wang and Tedford

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

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