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Loxolophus pentacus

Mammalia - Arctocyonidae

Taxonomy
Mioclaenus pentacus was named by Cope (1888). It is the type species of Protogonodon.

It was recombined as Protogonodon pentacus by Scott (1892), Earle (1893), Osborn and Earle (1895), Matthew (1897) and Matthew (1937); it was recombined as Loxolophus pentacus by Van Valen (1969), Van Valen (1971), Van Valen (1978), Tomida (1981), Middleton (1983), Robison (1986), Archibald et al. (1987), Cifelli et al. (1995) and Williamson (1996).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1888Chriacus ruetimeyerianus Cope
1888Mioclaenus pentacus Cope
1892Protogonodon pentacus Scott p. 322
1892Paradoxodon rutimeyerianus Scott p. 323
1893Protogonodon pentacus Earle
1895Protogonodon pentacus Osborn and Earle
1897Mioclaenus ruetimeyerianus Matthew
1897Protogonodon pentacus Matthew
1937Protogonodon pentacus Matthew
1937Protogonodon ruetimeyerianus Matthew
1969Loxolophus pentacus Van Valen
1971Loxolophus pentacus Van Valen
1978Loxolophus pentacus Van Valen
1981Loxolophus pentacus Tomida
1983Loxolophus pentacus Middleton
1986Loxolophus pentacus Robison
1987Loxolophus pentacus Archibald et al.
1995Loxolophus pentacus Cifelli et al.
1996Loxolophus pentacus Williamson

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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
genusLoxolophus
speciespentacus(Cope 1888)

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