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Sinopa pungens

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Stypolophus pungens was named by Cope (1872) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cottonwood Creek (Lower Bridger), which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

It was synonymized subjectively with Sinopa rapax by Wortman (1902) and Gunnell (1998); it was recombined as Proviverra pungens by Van Valen (1965); it was recombined as Sinopa pungens by Scott (1892), Matthew (1899), Matthew (1901), Matthew (1909), Matthew and Granger (1915), Gazin (1976) and Morlo et al. (2014).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Stypolophus pungens Cope p. 466
1872Stypolophus pungens Cope p. 1
1892Sinopa pungens Scott p. 310
1899Sinopa pungens Matthew
1901Sinopa pungens Matthew
1909Sinopa pungens Matthew
1915Sinopa pungens Matthew and Granger
1965Proviverra pungens Van Valen
1976Sinopa pungens Gazin
2014Sinopa pungens Morlo et al.

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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()
Cotylosauria()
RankNameAuthor
Amniota
Synapsida()
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
orderHyaenodonta()
familyHyaenodontidaeLeidy 1869
subfamilySinopinae()
genusSinopaLeidy 1871
speciespungens()

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