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Tremarctos ornatus (spectacled bear)

Mammalia - Carnivora - Ursidae

Taxonomy
Ursus ornatus was named by Cuvier (1825). It is extant.

It was recombined as Tremarctos ornatus by Gervais (1855), Ewer (1973), Hunt (1998) and Waits et al. (1999).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1825Ursus ornatus Cuvier
1855Tremarctos ornatus Gervais
1973Tremarctos ornatus Ewer
1998Tremarctos ornatus Hunt, Jr. p. 185
1999Tremarctos ornatus Waits et al. p. 90

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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
subfamilyTremarctinaeMerriam and Stock 1925
genusTremarctos
speciesornatus(Cuvier 1825)

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: herbivoreg
Diet 2: carnivoreg
Created: 2009-01-04 14:27:10
Modified: 2009-01-04 16:29:21
Source: g = genus, f = family, subc = subclass, c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Nowak 1991, Van Valkenburgh 1988, Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009, Ji et al. 2002
Collections
No collection or age range data are available