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Paraenhydrocyon josephi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Temnocyon josephi was named by Cope (1881) [type is from somewhere in the "John Day beds of the John Day region"; name provided, but no description]. Its type specimen is AMNH 6878, a partial skull (anterior half of skull), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Mesocyon josephi by Scott (1890), Merriam (1906), Matthew (1907), Loomis (1936), Hough (1948), Stevens (1991) and Wang and Fremd (1994); it was recombined as Hypotemnodon josephi by Wortman and Matthew (1899); it was recombined as Paraenhydrocyon josephi by Wang (1994), Fremd (1994) and Wang and Tedford (1996); it was misspelled as Parenhydrocyon josephi by Strganac (2011).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Temnocyon josephi Cope p. 179
1890Mesocyon josephi Scott
1899Hypotemnodon josephi Wortman and Matthew p. 130
1906Mesocyon josephi Merriam p. 19
1907Mesocyon josephi Matthew
1935Mesocyon hortulirosae Schlaikjer
1936Mesocyon josephi Loomis p. 49
1948Mesocyon josephi Hough
1991Mesocyon josephi Stevens
1994Paraenhydrocyon josephi Fremd
1994Paraenhydrocyon josephi Wang p. 135
1994Mesocyon josephi Wang and Fremd
1996Paraenhydrocyon josephi Wang and Tedford
2011Parenhydrocyon josephi Strganac p. 17

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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
subfamilyHesperocyoninaeTedford 1978
genusParaenhydrocyon
speciesjosephi()

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