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Gulo gulo (wolverine)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Taxonomy
Mustela gulo was named by Linnaeus (1758) [Kurten_&_Anderson 1980 attribute the combination Ursus gulo to Linnaeus, but this is not supported by Anderson 1998 and probably refers to Ursus luscus]. It is extant.

It was recombined as Gulo gulo by Thomas (1911), Hall (1936), Kurten and Rausch (1959), Kurten and Anderson (1980), Mead and Mead (1989), Anderson (1998) and Marmi et al. (2004).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Mustela gulo Linnaeus
1758Ursus luscus Linnaeus
1758Mustela gulo Linnaeus p. 45
1758Ursus luscus Linnaeus p. 47
1823Gulo luscus Sabine
1911Gulo gulo Thomas p. 138
1911Gulo luscus Thomas p. 139
1914Gulo schlosseri Kormos
1936Gulo gidleyi Hall
1936Gulo gulo Hall
1959Gulo gulo Kurten and Rausch
1980Gulo gulo Kurten and Anderson p. 153
1980Gulo schlosseri Kurten and Anderson p. 153
1989Gulo gulo Mead and Mead p. 150
1998Gulo gulo Anderson
2004Gulo gulo Marmi et al. p. 489 figs. Fig. 2

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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()
infraorderCynodontia()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Mustelida
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyMustelinaeFischer 1817
genusGuloStorr 1780
speciesgulo()

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