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Mammalia - Creodonta - Oxyaenidae
It was assigned to Creodonta by Cope (1875); to Hyaenodontidae by Cope (1875); to Amblyctonidae by Cope (1880) and Cope (1880); to Palaeonictidae by Scott (1892); to Oxyaenidae by Gunnell (1998); and to Palaeonictinae by Van Valen (1967) and Chester et al. (2010).
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.