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Acrocyon riggsi

Mammalia - Sparassodonta - Borhyaenidae

Taxonomy
Borhyaena riggsi was named by Sinclair (1930). Its type locality is Gran Barranca, which is in an Eocene/Miocene terrestrial claystone in the Sarmiento Formation of Argentina.

It was recombined as Acrocyon riggsi by Marshall (1978) and Goin et al. (2007).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1978Acrocyon riggsi Marshall
2007Acrocyon riggsi Goin et al.

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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()
RankNameAuthor
Epicynodontia
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
Theriamorpha(Rowe 1993)
Theriiformes(Rowe 1988)
Trechnotheria
Cladotheria
Boreosphenida()
subclassTheria
subclassMetatheria()
orderSparassodonta()
superfamilyBorhyaenoideaAmeghino 1894
familyBorhyaenidae
subfamilyBorhyaeninaeAmeghino 1894
genusAcrocyonAmeghino 1887
speciesriggsi(Sinclair 1930)

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