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Protochriacus simplex

Mammalia - Arctocyonidae

Taxonomy
Chriacus simplex was named by Cope (1884). Its type specimen is AMNH 3107, a partial skull (M1-2, pt. M3, p4, m1, m2), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Protochriacus simplex by Scott (1892); it was recombined as Oxyclaenus simplex by Matthew (1897), Matthew (1937), Van Valen (1978) and Eberle (2003).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1884Chriacus simplex Cope p. 314
1888Mioclaenus filholianus Cope
1892Protochriacus simplex Scott p. 296
1892Carcinodon filholianus Scott p. 323
1897Oxyclaenus simplex Matthew
1937Carcinodon filholianus Matthew
1937Oxyclaenus simplex Matthew
1978Oxyclaenus simplex Van Valen
2003Oxyclaenus simplex Eberle p. 152

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
familyArctocyonidaeMurray 1866
genusProtochriacus
speciessimplex()

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