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Miocyon major

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Taxonomy
Uintacyon major was named by Matthew (1909). Its type specimen is AMNH 12159 and is a 3D body fossil.

It was synonymized subjectively with Uintacyon bathygnathus by Gustafson (1986); it was recombined as Miocyon major by Bryant (1992) and Friscia and Rasmussen (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Uintacyon major Matthew
1992Miocyon major Bryant
2010Miocyon major Friscia and Rasmussen p. 52

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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()
RankNameAuthor
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyMiacoideaCope
familyMiacidae
genusMiocyon(Matthew 1909)
speciesmajor()

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