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Paraenhydrocyon wallovianus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Temnocyon wallovianus was named by Cope (1881) [type is from the "John Day Bad Lands" and possibly from the Turtle Cove Member based on matrix coloration]. Its type specimen is AMNH 6858, a partial skull (rostral part of skull), and it is a 3D body fossil.

It was recombined as Enhydrocyon wallovianus by Loomis (1936); it was recombined as Paraenhydrocyon wallovianus by Wang (1994) and Wang and Tedford (1996).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Temnocyon wallovianus Cope
1899Temnocyon wallovianus Wortman and Matthew p. 130
1909Temnocyon venator Cook
1936Enhydrocyon venator Loomis p. 49
1936Enhydrocyon wallovianus Loomis p. 49
1958Temnocyon venator Olsen
1963Temnocyon venator Macdonald
1963Temnocyon wallovianus Macdonald
1991Mesocyon venator Stevens
1994Paraenhydrocyon wallovianus Wang p. 129
1996Paraenhydrocyon wallovianus Wang and Tedford

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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
specieswallovianus(Cope 1881)

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