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Oligobuninae

Mammalia - Carnivora - Mustelidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1998Oligobuninae Baskin p. 155
2016Oligobuninae Valenciano et al. p. 6
2017Oligobuninae Baskin pp. e1293069-4

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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
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
suborderCaniformiaKretzoi 1943
familyMustelidaeFischer 1817
subfamilyOligobuninae
subfamilyOligobuninae

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
J. A. Baskin 2017A monophyletic subfamily of small to very large stem mustelids. P4 with a tall paracone, a carnassial notch, and a small anteriorly placed protocone; M1 with the postprotocrista and metaconule absent, a very prominent parastyle, and primi- tively narrow internally; M2 very small and double- or single- rooted; m1 relatively short, with a high trigonid and a low talonid that is restricted externally; m2 double-rooted to absent; I3 very enlarged; auditory bulla with a large posterior accessory cham- ber; suprameatal fossa variably present to absent; posterior carotid foramen close to the posterior lacerate foramen; scapula with a teres process; palate greatly prolonged behind the molars; and a posteriorly projecting paroccipital process (modified from Baskin, 1998a)