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Urocyon progressus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Canidae

Taxonomy
Urocyon progressus was named by Stevens (1965). Its type specimen is UMMP 37157, a partial skull (parietal), and it is a 3D body fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1965Urocyon progressus Stevens
1980Urocyon progressus Kurten and Anderson p. 173
2009Urocyon progressus Tedford et al. p. 265 fig. 1

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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
subfamilyCaninaeGill 1872
tribeVulpiniHemprich and Ehrenberg 1832
genusUrocyonBaird 1857
speciesprogressus

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
R. H. Tedford et al. 2009A moderately large gray fox; braincase relatively narrow; temporal ridge pronounced; M1 with sharp cingula and high cusps; tibia stout.