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Protopsalis tigrinus

Mammalia - Creodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Protopsalis tigrinus was named by Cope (1880) [genotype].

It was recombined as Patriofelis tigrinus by Wortman (1894), Matthew (1909) and Gazin (1957); it was recombined as Patriofelis tigrina by Hay (1902).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1880Protopsalis tigrinus Cope p. 745
1888Protopsalis tigrinus Scott p. 174
1892Protopsalis tigrinus Scott p. 316
1894Patriofelis tigrinus Wortman
1902Patriofelis tigrina Hay p. 758
1909Patriofelis tigrinus Matthew
1938Protopsalis tigrinus Denison
1957Patriofelis tigrinus Gazin
1998Protopsalis tigrinus Gunnell

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1874
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
subclassSarcopterygii()
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
subclassAmphibiosauriaKuhn 1967
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
subclassSynapsida
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Cladotheria
Zatheria
subclassTribosphenida()
subclassTheria
Eutheria()
Placentalia
Boreoeutheria
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
orderCreodonta()
orderHyaenodonta()
superfamilyHyaenodontoideaLeidy 1869
familyHyaenodontidaeLeidy 1869
genusProtopsalis
speciestigrinus

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.

Protopsalis tigrinus Cope 1880
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: carnivoref
Reproduction: viviparoussubc
Created: 2005-08-30 14:44:28
Modified: 2005-08-30 16:44:28
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Hendy et al. 2009, Carroll 1988, Lillegraven 1979, Gunnell 1998, Ji et al. 2002
Collections
No collection or age range data are available