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Miacis parvivorus

Mammalia - Carnivora - Miacidae

Taxonomy
Miacis parvivorus was named by Cope (1872) [genotype]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Black's Fork, which is in a Bridgerian terrestrial horizon in the Bridger Formation of Wyoming.

It was recombined as Viverravus parvivorus by Cope (1873); it was recombined as Vulpavus parvivorus by Wortman and Matthew (1899) and Wortman (1901).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1871Miacis parvivorus Cope p. 470
1872Miacis parvivorus Cope p. 2
1873Viverravus parvivorus Cope p. 3
1892Miacis parvivorus Scott p. 320
1899Vulpavus parvivorus Wortman and Matthew p. 120
1901Vulpavus parvivorus Wortman
1909Miacis parvivorus Matthew
1937Miacis parvivorus Matthew
1982Miacis parvivorus Flynn and Galiano
2010Miacis parvivorus 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
genusMiacis
speciesparvivorus

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