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Ursus arctos (brown bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Ursus arctos Linnaeus
1815Ursus horribilis Ord
1817Ursus ferox Desmarest
1825Danis ferox Gray p. 60
1854Ursus pruinosus Blyth
1864Myrmarctos eversmanni Gray p. 694
1898Melanarctos cavifrons Heude p. 18
1899Ursus procerus Miller, Jr. p. 55
1911Ursus arctos Thomas p. 139
1923Mylarctos pruinosus Lönnberg p. 91
1927Ursus arctos Boule and De Villeneuve p. 72 figs. Pl 13, fig 7
1973Ursus arctos Ewer
1980Ursus arctos Kurten and Anderson p. 184
1985Ursus arctos Emslie and Czaplewski p. 2
1998Ursus arctos Hunt, Jr. p. 185
1999Ursus arctos Waits et al. p. 90
2001Ursus arctos Larivière p. 1

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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()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Ursida
superfamilyUrsoideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyUrsidaeGray 1825
subfamilyUrsinaeSwainson 1835
tribeUrsini
genusUrsus
speciesarctos

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