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Cladosictis patagonica

Mammalia - Sparassodonta

Taxonomy
Cladosictis patagonica was named by Ameghino (1887) [title: Enumeracion sistematica de las especies de mamiferos fosiles coleccionados por Carlos Ameghino en los terrenos eocenos de la Pataconia austral y depositados en el Museo La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-103, a maxilla (left maxillary fragment with M3-4), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Barrancas del Río Santa Cruz, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

Synonyms
  • Hathlyacynus linchyi was named by Mercerat (1891).

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Ameghino (1894).
  • Agustylus cynoides was named by Ameghino (1887) [title: Enumeracion sistematica de las especies de mamiferos fosiles coleccionados por Carlos Ameghino en los terrenos eocenos de la Pataconia austral y depositados en el Museo La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-78, a mandible (fragment of left mandibular ramus with p2 missing anterior edge and anterior root of p3), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Barrancas del Río Santa Cruz, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Agustylus primaevus was named by Mercerat (1891) [title: Caracteres diagnosticos de algunas especies de Creodonta conservadas en el Museo de La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-4, a mandible (greater part of right mandibular ramus with c missing tip of crown, p1 complete, p2 missing posterior edge, p3-m1 complete, alveoli of m2, m3-4 complete), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Monte León, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Agustylus bardus by Ameghino (1894); it was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Agustylus minus was named by Ameghino (1935). Its type specimen is MACN 671 and 672, a mandible (fragment of left mandibular ramus with m2-4 (671) and right mandibular ramus with roots of m1, m2-3 complete, m4 broken (672), both one individual), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cerro Observatorio, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Hathliacynus lustratus was named by Ameghino (1887) [title: Enumeracion sistematica de las especies de mamiferos fosiles coleccionados por Carlos Ameghino en los terrenos eocenos de la Patagonia austral y depositados en el Museo La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-17, a maxilla (right maxillary fragment with M1-2 (P3 has been lost since the original description)), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santa Cruz, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Hathliacynus fischeri was named by Mercerat (1891) [title: Caracteres diagnosticos de algunas especies de Creodonta conservadas en el Museo de La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-19, a partial skull (rostrum of skull and attached mandible with nearly complete dentition), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Monte León, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Hathliacynus cultridens was named by Mercerat (1891) [Caracteres diagnosticos de algunas especies de Creodonta conservadas en el Museo de La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-2, a mandible (fragment of left mandibular ramus with alveoli of i1-3, base of c, p1-2 complete, alveoli of p3-m1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santa Cruz, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis trouessarti by Ameghino (1894); it was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Hathliacynus rollieri was named by Mercerat (1891) [Caracteres diagnosticos de algunas especies de Creodonta conservadas en el Museo de La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-10, a mandible (fragment of left mandibular ramus with posterior root of p3, and m1-4 present), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santa Cruz, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Agustylus cynoides by Ameghino (1894); it was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Ictioborus fenestratus was named by Ameghino (1891) [title: Nuevos restos de mamiferos fosiles descubiertos por Carlos Ameghino en el eoceno inferior de la Patagonia austral]. Its type specimen is MACN 664, a mandible (fragment of right mandibular ramus with posterior alveolus of p1, p2 complete, base of p3, alveoli of m1, m2 complete, m3 missing protoconid), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cerro Observatorio, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Proviverra trouessarti was named by Ameghino (1891) [title: Caracteres diagnosticos de cincuenta especies nuevas de mamiferos fosiles argentinos]. Its type specimen is MACN 2079, a partial skull (greater part of left side of skull with partial dentition but missing basicranium, right zygomatic arch, right maxillary, and all of right dentition), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Karaiken, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was recombined as Cladosictis trouessarti by Ameghino (1894); it was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Protoproviverra ensidens was named by Ameghino (1891) [title: Nuevos restos de mamiferos fosiles descubiertos por Carlos Ameghino en el eoceno inferior de la Patagonia ]. Its type specimen is MACN 689, a mandible (fragment of right mandibular ramus with posterior half of p1 and p2, p3 complete, and anterior root of m1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Cerro Observatorio, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was recombined as Amphiproviverra ensidens by Ameghino (1894); it was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Cladosictis dissimilis was named by Mercerat (1891) [title: Caracteres diagnosticos de algunas especies de Creodonta conservadas en el Museo de La Plata]. Its type specimen is MLP 11-86, a maxilla (fragment of right maxillary with alveoli of M1, and M2-4 complete), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Monte León, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis trouessarti by Ameghino (1894); it was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Cladosictis lateralis was named by Ameghino (1894) [title: Enumeracion synoptique des especes de mammiferes fossiles des formaciones eocenes de Patagonie]. Its type specimen is MACN 5950, a partial skull (rostral portion of skull with roots of left I1-P2, and right I1-P3, and with left P3-M4 and right M1-4 complete), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Puesto Estancia La Costa, which is in a Miocene terrestrial claystone/sandstone in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Cladosictis petersoni was named by Sinclair (1906). Its type specimen is PU 15702, a partial skeleton (rostral part of skull and associated partial skeleton), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is 10 miles south of Coy Inlet, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978) and Marshall (1981).
  • Amphithereutes obscurus was named by Ameghino (1935). Its type specimen is MACN 681, a mandible (fragment of left mandibular ramus with roots of c-m1), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Santa Cruz, which is in a Santacrucian terrestrial horizon in the Santa Cruz Formation of Argentina.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Cladosictis patagonica by Marshall (1978).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1887Cladosictis patagonica Ameghino
1887Agustylus cynoides Ameghino p. 7
1887Hathliacynus lustratus Ameghino p. 7
1891Protoproviverra ensidens Ameghino p. 27
1891Agustylus cynoides Ameghino p. 29
1891Ictioborus fenestratus Ameghino p. 29
1891Proviverra trouessarti Ameghino p. 149
1891Hathlyacynus linchyi Mercerat
1891Cladosictis dissimilis Mercerat p. 51
1891Hathliacynus fischeri Mercerat p. 52
1891Hathliacynus cultridens Mercerat p. 53
1891Hathliacynus rollieri Mercerat p. 53
1891Agustylus primaevus Mercerat p. 54
1894Hathliacynus lustratus Ameghino p. 126
1894Cladosictis patagonica Ameghino p. 131
1894Cladosictis trouessarti Ameghino p. 131
1894Amphiproviverra ensidens Ameghino p. 133
1894Agustylus cynoides Ameghino p. 135
1894Ictioborus fenestratus Ameghino p. 140
1894Cladosictis lateralis Ameghino p. 388
1906Cladosictis petersoni Sinclair p. 391
1935Amphithereutes obscurus Ameghino p. 108
1935Agustylus minus Ameghino p. 109
1978Cladosictis patagonica Marshall
1981Cladosictis patagonica Marshall

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Therapsida()
infraorderCynodontia()
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
orderSparassodonta()
subfamilyHathlyacininae()
genusCladosictisAmeghino 1887
speciespatagonicaAmeghino 1887

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Diagnosis
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