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Miocyon scotti

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Taxonomy
Prodaphaenus scotti was named by Wortman and Matthew (1899). Its type specimen is PU 11238 and AMNH 2510, a partial skull (Upper molars (PU 11238) and lower jaw (AMNH 2510)), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Wagonhound Canyon (Uinta B2), which is in an Uintan terrestrial horizon in the Uinta Formation of Utah. It is the type species of Miocyon, Prodaphaenus.

It was recombined as Uintacyon scotti by Matthew (1909), Thorpe (1923), Stock (1934), Gustafson (1986) and Westgate (1990); it was recombined as Miocyon scotti by Bryant (1992) and Friscia and Rasmussen (2010).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1899Prodaphaenus scotti Wortman and Matthew pp. 114 - 115 fig. 1
1909Uintacyon scotti Matthew
1923Uintacyon scotti Thorpe
1934Uintacyon scotti Stock
1986Uintacyon scotti Gustafson
1990Uintacyon scotti Westgate
1992Miocyon scotti Bryant
2010Miocyon scotti 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)
speciesscotti()

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