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Probassariscus matthewi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Procyonidae

Taxonomy
Probassariscus antiquus matthewi was named by Merriam (1911). Its type specimen is UCMP 12539, a mandible (right mandible with broken p4, m1, and m2), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Probassariscus matthewi by Baskin (2004).

Synonyms
  • Rhapsodus tedfordi was named by Linares (1981) [genotype]. Its type specimen is F:AM 49102, a mandible (left and right mandibles), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Observation Quarry, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in Nebraska.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Probassariscus antiquus by Baskin (1989); it was synonymized subjectively with Probassariscus matthewi by Baskin (2004).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Probassariscus antiquus matthewi Merriam p. 246
1981Rhapsodus tedfordi Linares p. 114 figs. 1- 4A
1982Rhapsodus tedfordi Linares
2004Probassariscus matthewi Baskin p. 714

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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
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
superfamilyMusteloideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyProcyonidaeGray 1825
subfamilyProcyoninaeGray 1825
tribeProcyoniniGray 1825
genusProbassariscus
speciesmatthewi(Merriam 1911)

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