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Amphicynodontinae

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1945Amphicynodontinae Simpson p. 110
1994Amphicynodontidae Tedford et al. p. 12
1998Amphicynodontinae Hunt, Jr. p. 178

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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()
Epicynodontia
RankNameAuthor
infraorderEucynodontia
Probainognathia
Mammaliamorpha
Mammaliaformes
classMammalia
subclassTribosphenida()
infraclassEutheria()
Placentalia
Laurasiatheria
Scrotifera
Ferae()
CarnivoramorphaWyss and Flynn 1993
CarnivoraformesFlynn et al.
orderCarnivoraBowditch 1821
superfamilyArctoideaFlower 1869
Ursida
superfamilyUrsoideaFischer de Waldheim 1817
familyUrsidaeGray 1825
subfamilyAmphicynodontinae
subfamilyAmphicynodontinae

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: terrestrialsubc
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: ground dwellingf
Diet: herbivoref
Diet 2: carnivoref
Created: 2005-06-08 10:11:10
Modified: 2005-08-22 19:31:30
Source: f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002

Age range: base of the Chadronian to the top of the Arikareean or 37.20000 to 20.43000 Ma

Collections (43 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Nebraska) Parictis gilpini (16958 17040) Parictis sp. (17014)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Montana) Parictis montanus (16946 16988)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Wyoming) Campylocynodon personi (16907) Daphoenus sp. (17045) Parictis dakotensis (16974) Parictis gilpini (16933 16998 17024) Parictis sp. (16961 16962 16963 16964) Subparictis parvus (16960)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9Canada (Saskatchewan) Parictis parvus (16919)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (Colorado) Parictis dakotensis (16977)
Chadronian37.2 - 33.9USA (South Dakota) Parictis dakotensis (16913 16969) Parictis dakotensis, Parictis gilpini, Parictis parvus (16885) Parictis dakotensis, Parictis major (17006)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (South Dakota) Subparictis dakotensis (17094)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Wyoming) Parictis gilpini (17147)
Orellan33.9 - 33.3USA (Colorado) Drassonax harpagops (17082)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France (Quercy, Midi-Pyrenees Region) Amphicynodon gracilis (31583)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4France (Auvergne Region) Amphicynodon velaunus (31767)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Mongolia (Övörkhangai) Amphicynodon teilhardi (53978)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4China (Nei Mongol) Amphicynodon sp. (174759) Amphicynodon sp., Pachycynodon tedfordi (175386)
Early/Lower Oligocene33.9 - 28.4Mongolia Pachycynodon teilhardi (53979)
MP 2233.9 - 28.4France (Midi-Pyrenées) Pachycynodon boriei, Pachycynodon sp., Amphicynodon typicus, Amphicynodon sp. 2, Pachycynodon crassirostris (167537) Pachycynodon boriei, Pachycynodon sp., Pachycynodon crassirostris (167513)
MP 2233.9 - 28.4France Amphicynodon leptorhynchus, Pachycynodon borei (183452)
MP 2333.9 - 28.4France (Quercy) Amphicynodon typicus (36709) Amphicynodon typicus, Amphicynodon leptorhynchus (36711)
Rupelian33.9 - 28.1Hungary Pachycynodon boriei (186636)
Whitneyan33.3 - 30.8USA (Oregon) Allocyon loganensis (17349)
Arikareean30.8 - 20.43USA (Oregon) Allocyon loganensis (17508)
Late/Upper Oligocene28.4 - 23.03Germany Pachycynodon obtusus (183664)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44USA (Alaska) Kolponomos sp. (67659)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44USA (Washington) Kolponomos clallamensis (45481)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97USA (Oregon) Kolponomos newportensis (58993)