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Sinopa viverrinus

Mammalia - Hyaenodonta - Hyaenodontidae

Taxonomy
Prototomus viverrinus was named by Cope (1874) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Arroyo Blanco (Cope), which is in a Wasatchian terrestrial horizon in the San Jose Formation of New Mexico.

It was recombined as Stypolophus viverrinus by Cope (1877); it was recombined as Sinopa viverrinus by Scott (1892); it was recombined as Sinopa viverrina by Matthew (1901), Matthew (1909), Matthew and Granger (1915) and Simpson (1951).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1874Prototomus viverrinus Cope
1875Prototomus viverrinus Cope p. 9
1877Stypolophus viverrinus Cope
1892Sinopa viverrinus Scott p. 310
1901Sinopa viverrina Matthew
1909Sinopa viverrina Matthew
1915Sinopa viverrina Matthew and Granger
1951Sinopa viverrina Simpson
1960Prototomus viverrinus McKenna
1983Prototomus viverrinus Melville
1989Prototomus viverrinus Gingerich and Deutsch
1998Prototomus viverrinus Gunnell

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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
subfamilySinopinae()
genusSinopaLeidy 1871
speciesviverrinus(Cope 1874)

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