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Protictis haydenianus

Mammalia - Viverravidae

Taxonomy
Didymictis haydenianus was named by Cope (1882). Its type specimen is AMNH 3368, a partial skull (left maxilla with P3-M2 and left dentary with p4-m2), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Viverravus haydenianus by Matthew (1899) and Wortman (1901); it was recombined as Protictis haydenianus by MacIntyre (1966), Rigby (1980), Rose (1981), Gingerich and Winkler (1985) and Meehan and Wilson (2002).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1882Didymictis haydenianus Cope p. 464
1884Didymictis primus Cope p. 309
1892Didymictis haydenianus Scott p. 320
1892Didymictis primus Scott p. 320
1899Viverravus haydenianus Matthew
1901Viverravus haydenianus Wortman
1937Didymictis haydenianus Matthew
1966Protictis haydenianus MacIntyre
1980Prolimnocyon macfaddeni Rigby, Jr.
1980Protictis haydenianus Rigby, Jr.
1981Protictis haydenianus Rose
1985Protictis haydenianus Gingerich and Winkler
2002Protictis haydenianus Meehan and Wilson p. 1092

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
familyViverravidae
genusProtictis(Matthew)
specieshaydenianus()

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