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Aelurodon stirtoni

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Strobodon stirtoni was named by Wang et al. (1999) [genotype]. Its type specimen is UCMP V-33474, a maxilla, and it is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is Fence Line, which is in a Clarendonian terrestrial horizon in the Valentine Formation of Nebraska. It is the type species of Strobodon.

It was recombined as Aelurodon stirtoni by Wang et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Strobodon stirtoni Webb
1999Aelurodon stirtoni Wang et al.
1999Strobodon stirtoni Wang 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()
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
tribeBorophaginiSimpson 1945
subtribeAelurodontina
genusAelurodon
speciesstirtoni()

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