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Proviverra longipes

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Mimocyon longipes was named by Peterson (1919). Its type specimen is C. M. No. 3022, a partial skeleton (fragments of the left lower jaw with P/1 and M/1 in place, fragment of P/1? and the greater portion of the lower canine of the same side; the distal end of the), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Myton Pocket, which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Mimocyon.

It was recombined as Miacis longipes by Simpson (1945); it was recombined as Proviverra longipes by Dawson (1980).

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1919Mimocyon longipes Peterson p. 48
1945Miacis longipes Simpson
1980Proviverra longipes Dawson
1982Mimocyon longipes Flynn and Galiano

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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
RankNameAuthor
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderHyaenodonta()
familyHyaenodontidaeLeidy 1869
subfamilyProviverrinaeSchlosser 1886
genusProviverraRütimeyer 1862
specieslongipes()

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