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Archaeocyon pavidus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Pseudocynodictis pavidus was named by Stock (1933). Its type specimen is LACM 466, a partial skull (anterior half of skull and mandible), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Kew Quarry, which is in an Arikareean terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Sespe Formation of California.

It was recombined as Nothocyon pavidus by Lander (1983); it was recombined as Cormocyon pavidus by Wang and Tedford (1992), Wang and Fremd (1994) and Wang and Tedford (1996); it was recombined as Hesperocyon pavidus by Wang (1994); it was recombined as Archaeocyon pavidus by Wang et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1933Pseudocynodictis pavidus Stock
1983Nothocyon pavidus Lander
1992Cormocyon pavidus Wang and Tedford p. 225
1994Hesperocyon pavidus Wang p. 34
1994Cormocyon pavidus Wang and Fremd
1996Cormocyon pavidus Wang and Tedford
1999Archaeocyon pavidus Wang et al.

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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
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
superfamilyCanoideaSimpson 1931
familyCanidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyBorophaginaeSimpson 1945
genusArchaeocyon
speciespavidus()

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