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Paracynarctus kelloggi

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Tephrocyon kelloggi was named by Merriam (1911). Its type specimen is UCMP 11562, a mandible (lower jaw with dentition), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Virgin Valley, which is in a Barstovian terrestrial horizon in the Virgin Valley Formation of Nevada.

It was recombined as Tomarctus kelloggi by Matthew (1924), Bode (1935), Henshaw (1942), Green (1948), Shotwell (1968) and Munthe (1988); it was recombined as Cynodesmus kelloggi by Stirton (1940) and Downs (1956); it was recombined as Cynarctus kelloggi by Wang (1994); it was recombined as Paracynarctus kelloggi by Wang et al. (1999).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1911Tephrocyon kelloggi Merriam p. 235 figs. 1 - 7
1924Tomarctus kelloggi Matthew
1935Tomarctus kelloggi Bode
1939Cynodesmus casei Wilson
1940Cynodesmus kelloggi Stirton
1941Tomarctus casei White
1942Tomarctus kelloggi Henshaw
1948Tomarctus kelloggi Green
1956Cynodesmus kelloggi Downs
1968Tomarctus kelloggi Shotwell
1988Tomarctus kelloggi Munthe
1994Cynarctus kelloggi Wang p. 63
1999Paracynarctus kelloggi Wang et al. p. 106

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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
infraorderEucynodontia
RankNameAuthor
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
subtribeCynarctina
genusParacynarctus
specieskelloggi()

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